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. Which of the following present(s) the greatest danger to the motorcyclist?
2. Weaving when riding over a metal grating
3. When you park, which wheel(s) should be touching the curb?
4. How can you keep yourself from using too much throttle?
5. If your motorcycle is not equipped with a windshield, you must
6. If you experience a weaving feeling while riding over a metal grating, what should you do?
7. If you brake hard on a straightaway and your rear wheel locks
8. When riding in a group, who should set the pace?
9. At night, how can the car ahead of you help you see obstacles?
10. If you are going to pass a vehicle but you feel that it may move into your lane, you should
11. When you are behind a car, which lane position will make you most visible to the driver?
12. When you are riding at night, what is the best way to identify bumps in the road?
13. The quickest way to stop is to
14. In slow turns, how can you help balance the motorcycle?
15. Generally, ____ should be avoided.
16. When preparing to merge into the middle lane of a three-lane road, what should you check?
17. You should check your mirrors when
18. Eye contact with drivers
19. A motorcycle is the right size for you if
20. Lower your chances of a collision by
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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.