Pennsylvania Driver’s Examination

2022 Pennsylvania Motorcycle Permit Test 11

The following questions are from real DMV written motorcycle permit tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania please visit https://cheat-sheets.dmv-written-test.com/en/pennsylvania/motorcycle.

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If you are riding behind a car, you should:

Explanation
When riding directly behind a car, it is usually safest to ride in the center portion of your lane. If you are riding in the center of the lane, you are most likely to be visible in the rearview mirror of the vehicle ahead. Most drivers check their rearview mirror more frequently than they check their side mirrors.

For greatest safety, your helmet should:

Explanation
Helmets should fit snugly all the way around. Wearing a helmet is a good idea at all times; most motorcycle crashes happen on short trips.

Making eye contact with another driver:

Explanation
Never rely on eye contact as an assurance that a driver will properly yield to you. It is common for drivers to look directly at motorcyclists and still fail to notice them.

Most motorcycles:

Explanation
Motorcycles generally have two brakes, one for the front wheel and one for the rear wheel.

Riding in the central lane position:

Explanation
Motorcycles need a full lane to operate safely. It is dangerous, and generally prohibited, for a motorcycle and another vehicle to travel next to one another in the same lane. Riding in the center of your lane discourages others from trying to share your lane.
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