Alabama DMV Motorcycle Test

Pass the Alabama Motorcycle Permit test the first time with FREE Alabama DMV Practice Tests. Study real motorcycle permit questions from the DMV handbook!.


1. If you experience a weaving feeling while riding over metal grating, what should you do?
2. What causes your motorcycle to lurch?
3. When crossing railroad tracks, you should cross at a 90-degree angle
4. When riding with a passenger, how should you adjust your control of the motorcycle?
5. If you brake hard on a straightaway and your rear wheel locks
6. The space behind another motorcycle rider in a group formation must be equal to ____ second(s).
7. If you must carry a load it should be:
8. What can happen if you ride through a turn too fast?
9. When can a motorcycle park in a disabled parking spot?
10. You should start the motorcycle with
11. To give yourself enough time to react to hazards, you should scan the road ____ ahead.
12. The best way to increase your visibility at an intersection is to
13. You ride safely on slippery surfaces by
14. The best lane position for being seen
15. To help absorb the shock of riding over large obstacles, you should
16. The majority of motorcycle crashes occur
17. When parked along the roadside, you should park
18. Brightly colored, reflective helmets and clothing:
19. Groups of motorcycle riders should be no larger than ____ riders.
20. A motorcycle rider must maintain a minimum safe following distance of ____ behind the vehicle ahead.
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About Motorcycle Permit Practice Tests

To operate a motorcycle in Alabama, you must have a Class M license. Licenses are issued by the Department of Public Safety (DPS). The state recognizes two classes for engine equipped cycles. The first type, a Class M, includes all motorcycles, motorbikes, motor scooters, and mopeds. The second, a Class M restricted license, is specifically for motorbikes, scooters, and mopeds, but it excludes the more powerful motorcycles. You can receive a Class M restricted license at age 14. You must be at least 16 to apply for an unrestricted, Class M motorcycle license.

To receive a Class M license, you will need to complete an application, bring in the proper documentation, and pay the fees. You are required to pass a vision test, and you have the option to either complete a motorcycle training course or pass a written exam on motorcycle safety and an on-cycle driving test.

The written exam contains 25 questions about signaling, stopping, and motorcycle safety. You must answer 20 of the questions correctly to pass. You can schedule the test through your local DPS. You are also required to pass an on-cycle test, which may take place in a traffic environment or a controlled off-street location. You will be tested on how well you know your motorcycle, critical decision-making, and your ability to handle normal traffic conditions. If you fail a test, you will need to retake it and earn a passing grade before you can receive your license.