Colorado DMV Motorcycle Test

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

1. Use your horn when
2. The best way to lessen your chances of skidding on a slippery surface is to
3. How can you reduce your reaction time when approaching an intersection?
4. There should be no more than ____ motorcycle riders in a group.
5. If the throttle is stuck, what should you do?
6. A motorcycle mini-lane is
7. If you are riding with a group of motorcyclists, is it safe to share a lane?
8. Blind intersections can be dangerous because
9. For most effective steering while riding a motorcycle, your hands should be positioned
10. In which of the following places are motorcycle collisions most frequent?
11. What is one cause of skidding while turning?
12. When riding in a group, you can help ensure the group stays together by
13. You can increase your safety at night by
14. When you are preparing to pass a vehicle, your motorcycle should be positioned in ____ of the lane.
15. What is a benefit of riding in the center lane position?
16. To safely carry a passenger on your motorcycle, what must you have?
17. There is (are) ____ possible lane position(s) available to a motorcycle in a single lane of traffic.
18. Which brake is most powerful?
19. When preparing to merge into the middle lane of a three-lane road, what should you check?
20. It is important to check your mirrors when you are
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About Motorcycle Permit Practice Tests

To operate a motorcycle in Colorado, you must have an M endorsement on your driver's license. The state does not issue separate licenses specifically for motorcycles. Licensing services are handled through the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV). An M endorsement on your license allows you to operate motorcycles, motorbikes, mopeds, and scooters on public roads. Additionally, a separate endorsement, “3,” is valid for three-wheeled motorcycles only. If you are a minor, you will need to hold a motorcycle instruction permit for 12 months and be at least 16 years old before you can receive a motorcycle endorsement on your license.

You can receive a motorcycle endorsement on your license by completing the motorcycle instruction permit requirements or by completing a Motorcycle Operator Safety Training (MOST) course. If you choose to apply for a motorcycle instruction permit, you must pay the fees and pass both the written exam and the motorcycle drive skills test to receive a license with the motorcycle endorsement. If you complete a MOST course, you can take your MOST certificate to the DMV to receive a new license with an M endorsement.

If you choose to take the tests, they are scheduled through your local driver's license office. The written exam contains 25 questions on safe driving practices while operating a motorcycle. You must answer 20 of the questions correctly to pass. The motorcycle drive skills test evaluates your ability to respond to different situations, control the motorcycle, and make good judgments while driving. If you fail, you must retake the exam and pass to receive your motorcycle endorsement.