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 you see a car on an entrance ramp that is about to merge into your lane, your best course of action is to
2. You can initiate a swerve by
3. Because cars merging onto the highway may not see you, you should
4. When turning a motorcycle, what should you avoid?
5. The safest way to cross an obstacle is at a ____ angle.
6. Studies have shown that most crashes involved riders who
7. When making turns on the road, a motorcycle rider must ____ before entering a turn.
8. When should you be ready to use your horn?
9. How often should you check the tires on your motorcycle?
10. The staggered formation is the best choice when
11. When following another vehicle, the ____ of the lane position is the best for being seen.
12. Maintaining or increasing your speed while making a turn
13. When parked beside a curb, your motorcycle must
14. Changing your lane position can
15. In which of the following places are motorcycle collisions most frequent?
16. Which of the following is true about starting while on an upward hill?
17. Which of the following is not an effective step to take to minimize risks while driving?
18. ____ can increase your visibility.
19. What does the sipde driver judgment acronym stand for?
20. What is the first thing you should tell your passenger to do?

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.