2022 Rhode Island Motorcycle Permit Test

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

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

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1. To lessen your chances of an accident, you should:

Explanation
To reduce the risk of a crash, you should always ensure that you are visible to others. Communicate your intentions through proper use of your signals, brake light, and lane position. Maintain a space cushion around your motorcycle and consistently scan the road ahead of, behind, and next to your vehicle.

2. You should check your tires for all of the following, except:

Explanation
When doing a pre-ride inspection of your motorcycle, you should check the air pressure, general wear, and tread of your tires.

3. If a tire goes flat while you are riding and you must stop, you should:

Explanation
If either of your tires go flat while you are riding, hold the handgrips firmly, ease off the throttle, and maintain a straight course. If you need to brake, gradually apply the brake to the tire that is not flat. As you slow down, edge to the side of the road, squeeze the clutch, and stop.

4. Signals on a motorcycle:

Explanation
You are especially vulnerable as a motorcyclist, so it is very important to use your turn signals to alert others to your intentions. Always use them any time that you plan to change lanes or turn, even if you don't think anyone else is nearby.

5. When braking, you should:

Explanation
To brake, squeeze the front brake lever and press down on the rear brake pedal. Always use both brakes when slowing or stopping.

6. What should a motorcyclist do to prevent possible injury when riding on a slippery surface?

Explanation
When riding on a slippery surface, it is safest to decrease your speed. Making sudden moves on a slippery surface could cause your motorcycle to skid. Do not travel on the shoulder to escape a slippery road.
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