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. You can maintain an adequate space cushion by
2. Because cars merging onto the highway may not see you, you should
3. The most effective braking method is to
4. Which of the following is not true?
5. A hazardous place for motorcycles to travel is
6. What type of clothing is best for daytime riding?
7. When should you be ready to use your horn?
8. The best way to discourage other vehicles from trying to share a lane with you is by
9. When traveling in heavy congested traffic, what is an adequate space cushion between yourself and the vehicle ahead?
10. In which of the following situations is it recommended for motorcycle operators to flash their brake light?
11. How can you initiate a swerve while riding a motorcycle?
12. If either of your motorcycle tires goes flat while riding, you should
13. ____ can cause your motorcycle to wobble.
14. Lane sharing between motorcycles and cars:
15. What lane position should you ride in when being passed by another vehicle?
16. Why is maintaining a space cushion important?
17. Which of the following is not an advantage of keeping a group of riders small?
18. If a dog begins to chase you while you are riding, you should
19. Which of the following is not part of the upshifting process?
20. Before you mount your motorcycle for a trip, you should check the

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.