2022 Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island 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 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.

Passing grade:

Before changing lanes, you should:

Explanation
Motorcycles have blind spots, just like any other vehicle. You should always turn your head to check for traffic in your blind spot before changing lanes. Do not rely on your mirrors alone.

Which of the following surfaces does not provide poor traction?

Explanation
A number of surfaces can provide poor traction for tires. Wet pavement; roads covered in loose gravel or sand; muddy, snowy, or icy areas; and painted lane markings can be more hazardous for a motorcyclist than dry pavement.

You should increase your following distance if:

Explanation
An expanded cushion of space is needed if your motorcycle will take longer than normal to stop. If the pavement is slippery, if you cannot see through the vehicle ahead of you, or if traffic is heavy and another driver may try to squeeze in front of you, open up to a larger following distance.

If the front wheel locks, you should:

Explanation
If your front wheel locks, immediately and completely release the front brake. Re-apply the brake smoothly.

Making eye contact with another driver:

Explanation
You should never take eye contact with another driver as a guarantee that they will properly yield the right-of-way to you.

To help provide space for drivers attempting to merge into your lane from an entrance ramp, you should:

Explanation
Drivers merging onto a highway and into your lane may not notice your motorcycle. Give them plenty of space to safely merge by moving into a different lane, if you can.
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