2022 South Dakota Motorcycle Permit Test 3

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

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7. If wearing a jacket for protection while riding in hot weather, you should:

Explanation
A sturdy riding jacket provides essential protection in the event of a crash, no matter the weather. Jackets also provide an additional benefit in hot weather by protecting the rider against dehydration. Many motorcycling jackets are designed to prevent the wearer from overheating.

8. If you have only one drink before riding:

Explanation
Impairment of riding skills begins with the first drink. If you have consumed alcohol in any amount, it is not safe to ride.

9. When positioning your body on the motorcycle:

Explanation
To have proper riding posture, position yourself so that you are using your arms to steer rather than to hold yourself up. Sit so that your elbows are slightly bent when you hold the handgrips.

10. To reduce the chances of a collision, a motorcycle rider should:

Explanation
To reduce your chances of being involved in a collision, always allow yourself an adequate cushion of space. Maintain your space cushion when following another vehicle, being followed by another vehicle, passing, being passed, or lane sharing.

11. Under normal riding conditions, one of the best ways to help others see your motorcycle is:

Explanation
The best way to help others see your motorcycle is to have your headlight turned on (as well as your running lights, if applicable). Use your high beam headlight both day and night, whenever it is legal and safe to do so.

12. 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.
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