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. To avoid lurching while downshifting, what should you do?
2. Which of the following is the best way to secure cargo?
3. Riding between lanes of traffic is
4. If the rear wheel locks, you should
5. Most motorcycles use convex mirrors. how are these different than regular mirrors?
6. Crashes are fairly common among ____.
7. Which of the following does not increase your safety when riding at night?
8. A safe following distance is at least ____ seconds behind the vehicle ahead of you.
9. When should you take your feet off the footpegs and skim them on the surface of the road?
10. If there is a hazard on the left side of the road, which lane position should you ride in?
11. Before pulling off the road, it is important to check
12. At night, how can the car ahead of you help you see obstacles?
13. If either of your motorcycle tires goes flat while riding, you should
14. A hazardous place for motorcycles to travel is
15. When carrying cargo or a passenger
16. Which of the following can affect your ability to ride a motorcycle?
17. When following another vehicle, the ____ of the lane position is the best for being seen.
18. When are motorcycles permitted to share a lane with another vehicle?
19. To be effective a eye or face shield must ____.
20. What is one thing you do not need to do when riding with a passenger?

Maryland DMV Motorcycle Test

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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.