2022 Virginia Motorcycle Permit Test 16

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

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1. When traveling as a group, a distance of _____ should be maintained between the lead rider and the rider directly behind them.

Explanation
When riding in a staggered group formation under normal conditions, each rider should maintain a normal three-second following distance.

2. Before every ride, you should:

Explanation
Perform safety checks before every motorcycle ride. Test your brake controls individually to make sure each one activates the brake lights.

3. Whichever style of helmet you choose, you will get the most protection by ensuring that your helmet:

Explanation
You will get the maximum protection from your helmet if it meets U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and state standards, fits snugly all the way around, and has no obvious defects.

4. When traveling at night, you should:

Explanation
When traveling at night, ride more slowly than you would if riding during the day, especially when traveling on an unfamiliar road. Riding more slowly allows you additional time to avoid hazards under conditions of decreased visibility.

5. The normal recommended following distance should be extended 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 your following distance.
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