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. Most of your motorcycle's braking power is provided by
2. If you are approaching a turn and you need to shift gears, you should do so
3. Each lane of traffic has ____ position(s) in which a motorcycle may travel.
4. To increase your chances of being seen by another vehicle
5. The best way to swerve is to
6. Which of the following does not lessen your chances of being involved in a collision?
7. To have a passenger on your motorcycle, you must have
8. Use your horn when
9. While riding your motorcycle, you approach a crosswalk that a pedestrian has just stepped into. what should you do?
10. The edge of the road can be extremely dangerous because
11. What are the 4 steps to making a proper turn?
12. If you brake hard on a straightaway and your rear wheel locks
13. What can cause the engine to seize?
14. When riding through an area of potential hazards, what should you do?
15. Keeping your knees against the gas tank
16. When parked beside a curb, your motorcycle must
17. To stop as quickly as possible, you should
18. Why is maintaining a space cushion important?
19. When you are passing a line of parked cars, it is best to ride in ____ lane position.
20. If your motorcycle starts to wobble, the best way to stop it is to
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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.