2022 South Carolina Motorcycle Permit Test 5

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

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1. If bright sunlight makes it difficult for drivers to see a motorcycle's mechanical turn signals, the rider should:

Explanation
Use hand signals when bright sunlight makes your mechanical signals difficult for other drivers to see. It is extremely important to clearly communicate with other road users.

2. When re-entering the original lane after completing a pass, the lead rider of a group should move into:

Explanation
After completing a pass, the lead rider in a group of rider should return to the left portion of the original lane. It is not safe for the leader to go into the right lane position after passing because this can encourage the next rider to pass before there is room to do so safely.

3. In areas where dangers could be present, a motorcyclist should:

Explanation
In high-risk areas, such as intersections, shopping areas, schools, or construction zones, a motorcyclist should reduce their speed. They should cover the clutch and both brake levers to reduce their reaction time in the case of an emergency.

4. What does this sign mean?

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Explanation
Warning signs are yellow with black lettering or symbols and provide important information to motorists about upcoming road conditions. This sign warns of merging traffic ahead.

5. When you must brake and swerve to avoid a hazard, you should:

Explanation
If you must both swerve and brake to avoid a hazard, you should separate the actions. Brake then swerve, or swerve then brake, but do not perform both actions at the same time.

6. Usually a good way to handle tailgaters is to:

Explanation
The best way to handle tailgaters is usually to change lanes and let them pass. Speeding up may only increase the danger by prompting them to continue tailgating you at the higher speed.

7. Pick a lane position that:

Explanation
Choose a lane position that helps you avoid road hazards. Make sure you maintain a safe cushion of space around your motorcycle at all times.
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