Louisiana DMV Motorcycle Test

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


1. When riding through an area of potential hazards, what should you do?
2. The best lane position for being seen
3. Why are curves a common place for motorcycle crashes?
4. If you must coast over a slippery surface, you should also
5. When riding over an obstacle, you should do what?
6. What lane position should you ride in when being passed by another vehicle?
7. It is safest to approach obstacles at a ____ angle.
8. To avoid lurching while downshifting, what should you do?
9. How many types of primary helmets are there?
10. After consuming alcohol, you can ensure you will not be driving under the influence if you
11. Which of the following is not recommended when passing parked cars?
12. Why are gravel roads potentially dangerous for motorcycle riders?
13. Which of the following does not increase your safety when riding at night?
14. When riding at night, you should ____.
15. What type of clothing is best for daytime riding?
16. When should you take your feet off the footpegs and skim them on the surface of the road?
17. ____ helps make your downshifting smoother.
18. To help keep the motorcycle steady through a turn, you should
19. When you have a tire failure, you must remember to
20. How many lane positions are available to a motorcycle in a single lane of traffic?
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About Motorcycle Permit Practice Tests

To operate a motorcycle in Louisiana, you must have a motorcycle (M) endorsement on your driver's license. The state does not issue a separate license specifically for motorcycles. Licenses are issued by the Department of Public Safety (DPS). You can apply for an M endorsement if you have a current learner's permit or driver's license. A motorcycle endorsement allows you to operate a motorcycle, motorbike, scooter, or moped on public roads.

To receive an M endorsement, you must apply, submit your required documentation, pay the fees, and pass the vision screening, motorcycle knowledge test, and motorcycle skills test. The knowledge and skills tests are waived if you successfully complete an approved motorcycle safety and awareness program. Drivers under the age of 17 who have a learner's permit and endorsement are only legally allowed to drive within three miles of their residence.

Tests are scheduled through the DPS's Office of Motor Vehicles. The motorcycle knowledge test contains 25 questions covering road rules and safe driving practices. You must answer 20 of the questions correctly to pass. The motorcycle skills test assesses your basic vehicle control and crash-avoidance techniques. It also examines how you handle normal and hazardous situations. If you fail a test, you must wait one day to retake it.