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 should you have your headlight on?
2. If your throttle sticks while riding, you should first
3. What are the possible consequences of a riding under the influence conviction?
4. Which of the following is not an effective step to take to minimize risks while driving?
5. Why is it recommended that riders wear bright colored clothing?
6. When carrying cargo or a passenger
7. Over ____ % of motorcycle/car crashes are caused by the driver turning into the rider's right-of-way.
8. When can a motorcycle ride in an h.o.v. lane?
9. Which of the following does not lessen your chances of being involved in a collision?
10. When starting off on your motorcycle, you should start with your right wrist
11. Motorcyclists may find it challenging to maintain safe control on surfaces with poor traction such as
12. When crossing a rain groove, you should cross how?
13. What are the 4 steps to making a controlled turn?
14. If your motorcycle starts to wobble, your best course of action is to
15. If you are being followed by a tailgater and he or she is not able to pass you, you should
16. The best way to discourage other vehicles from trying to share a lane with you is by
17. In which of the following situations should you not increase your following distance?
18. You should downshift through the gears when you
19. Each lane of traffic has ____ position(s) for a motorcycle to travel.
20. When should you be ready to use your horn?

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.