Maryland DMV Motorcycle Test

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


1. If your motorcycle starts to wobble, your best course of action is to
2. If your front tire fails while you are riding, you should
3. Why is maintaining a space cushion important?
4. To increase your chances of being seen by another vehicle
5. You are approaching a turn and need to change gears. when should you change gears?
6. When shifting gears, which of the following is not recommended?
7. Why can tire failure be so dangerous?
8. Other than wearing bright clothing, how can you increase your visibility?
9. If an unexpected obstacle requires you to turn left quickly, you should
10. Motorcycle drivers cannot drive on highways
11. Using your brakes properly means
12. Rolling on the throttle through a turn will
13. What should you do if you are being chased by a dog while riding?
14. You can increase your safety when riding at night by
15. What animal seems to be attracted to motorcycles?
16. When are motorcycles permitted to share a lane with another vehicle?
17. There are ____ skills critical to avoiding crashes.
18. How long does it take for alcohol to start affecting the drinker?
19. During the day, a motorcycle with it's light on is ____ more times noticeable than one without.
20. What is the first thing you should tell your passenger to do?
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About Motorcycle Permit Practice Tests

To operate a motorcycle in Maryland, you must have a Class M license or a motorcycle endorsement on your driver's license. Licenses are issued by the Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA). At age 15 years and nine months, you can apply for a motorcycle learner's permit. At age 16 ½, you can apply for a Class M license or endorsement. A motorcycle permit or license allows you to operate a motorcycle, motorbike, scooter, or moped on public roads.

To receive a motorcycle learner's permit, you must apply, submit your documentation, pass the vision screening and the motorcycle knowledge exam, and pay the fees. If you are a new driver under the age of 18, you must complete a driver's education course. New drivers, regardless of age, must also pass the Class C Maryland knowledge exam. To receive a Class M license or motorcycle endorsement on your driver's license, you must apply, submit your documentation, pass the driving test, and pay the fees. Applicants under the age of 18 must also complete a motorcycle driver safety course. The knowledge and driving tests are waived for drivers over the age of 18 who complete the course.

The tests are taken at your local MVA. The motorcycle knowledge exam contains 25 questions on motorcycle safety and driving skills. You must answer 22 of the questions correctly to pass. The motorcycle skills exam is a demonstration of the skills needed to operate a motorcycle. If you fail a test, you must wait one day to retake it.