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. When riding with a passenger you should ride ____ around curves.
2. To maintain adequate control of the motorcycle, your arms should be positioned
3. If you are riding in a group and you need to pass the vehicle in front of you
4. Which of the following should you not do if you are being tailgated?
5. If a vehicle enters your path, you should
6. ____ is prohibited when riding downhill.
7. When carrying cargo or a passenger
8. When parked at the roadside, you should park at a ____ degree angle with your ____ tire touching the curb.
9. How long does it take for alcohol to start affecting the drinker?
10. Crashes are fairly common among ____.
11. If you have a mechanical problem, which of the following should you take into account?
12. In order to have a passenger on your motorcycle, you must have
13. How should you load saddlebags?
14. Why is it recommended that riders wear bright colored clothing?
15. Riding with both legs on the same side of the motorcycle is
16. When riding in traffic, a rider must not share the same lane with cars or other vehicles because
17. When being passed by another vehicle, you must be alert for
18. The best face protection is
19. How can you increase your visibility to others at night?
20. Which brake provides the most stopping power?

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.