2022 Ohio Motorcycle Permit Test 3

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The following questions are from real DMV written motorcycle permit tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in Ohio when getting your motorcycle learners..

The following questions are from real DMV written motorcycle permit tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in Ohio when getting your motorcycle learners permit. Each motorcycle theory practice test question has three answer choices. Select one answer for each question and select "grade this section." You can find this button at the bottom of the drivers license quiz. For a complete list of questions and answers for Ohio please visit https://cheat-sheets.dmv-written-test.com/en/ohio/motorcycle.

Passing grade:

Increase your following distance if:

Explanation
You should increase your following distance if it will take your motorcycle longer than normal to stop, if you can't see through the vehicle ahead of you, or if traffic is heavy and other vehicles are likely to try to squeeze in front of you.

One problem with a motorcyclist riding directly next to another vehicle is that:

Explanation
Riding alongside another vehicle is dangerous because the vehicle could veer into your lane and sideswipe you. Additionally, the vehicle could block your escape route if a hazard arises.

When passing a truck on a two-lane road, you should:

Explanation
When passing a truck, you should only return to your original lane when you can see the entire front of the truck in your rearview mirror.

When passing a row of parked vehicles, a motorcycle rider has an advantage over an automobile driver because:

Explanation
When passing a row of parked vehicles to your right, you may ride in the left portion of your lane. This way, you can more easily avoid opening doors, drivers getting out of vehicles, or people stepping out from between vehicles. Only ride in the left portion of the lane if there is no oncoming traffic.

Footrests:

To execute a turn safely, a motorcycle rider should always:

Explanation
When turning, you should always lean in the direction of the turn. Slow down before entering the turn.

When passing a row of parked cars, you should:

Explanation
When passing a row of parked cars, the left portion of the lane is generally safest for travel. This position will help you avoid hazards like doors being opened, people stepping out from between the parked cars, and cars pulling out of parking spaces. Always be ready to adjust your lane position to respond to changing road and traffic conditions.

The oily strip down the center of a lane:

Explanation
While the center strip of the road can be oily, it usually provides enough traction for safe riding, unless it is raining. The oily strip is usually no more than two feet wide, so motorcyclists can generally ride on either side of the strip and still be in the center portion of the lane.
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