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. When loading saddlebags, it is important to
2. When you are preparing to pass a vehicle, your motorcycle should be positioned in ____ of the lane.
3. When carrying a load, you should
4. For most effective steering while riding a motorcycle, your hands should be positioned
5. To stop safely on a curve, you should
6. Which lane position should you ride in to increase your line of sight?
7. When carrying cargo, it is important to
8. When riding in a group, the staggered formation should be avoided when
9. How can you keep yourself from using too much throttle?
10. When preparing to enter the roadway from the roadside, how should you position your motorcycle?
11. When riding through a turn, you should turn
12. For an adequate space cushion, maintain a following distance of at least ____ seconds
13. Which of the following provide(s) the best traction for motorcycles?
14. Keeping your knees against the gas tank
15. You should flash your brake light when you are about to stop and you are
16. Accelerating on a curve
17. If you need to brake when you have a flat tire, you should
18. What can you do to help keep your balance in turns?
19. When riding in a group, who should set the pace?
20. In which of these situations is a driver most likely to try to share a lane with you?
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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.