Maine DMV Motorcycle Test

Pass the Maine Motorcycle Permit test the first time with FREE Maine DMV Practice Tests. Study real motorcycle permit questions from the DMV handbook!.

1. When riding in a group, motorcyclists should ride
2. To avoid lurching while downshifting, what should you do?
3. Rolling on the throttle should be done in which of the following situations?
4. What is a hazard that you must watch for when being passed by another vehicle?
5. Which of the following applies to carrying cargo?
6. If both braking and swerving are required to avoid hitting an object, in which order should you brake and swerve?
7. In winter, an appropriate amount of time to idle the engine before driving is:
8. What is a safe speed?
9. If you brake hard on a straightaway and your rear brake locks
10. In which of the following situations is it important to change your lane position?
11. It is necessary to take note of the condition of each of the following to maintain your motor vehicle except ____.
12. How can you protect yourself from injury during a collision?
13. You ride safely on slippery surfaces by
14. When parked next to a curb, you should park with ____ touching the curb.
15. What is the most common type of motorcycle crash at an intersection?
16. Which of the following does not lessen your chances of being involved in a collision?
17. How often should you check your mirrors while driving?
18. For an adequate space cushion, maintain a following distance of at least ____ seconds
19. To help maintain balance during a turn, you should
20. Which of the following is a type of question you may see on a practice test in the manual?
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About Motorcycle Permit Practice Tests

To operate a motorcycle in Maine, you must have a motorcycle license. Licenses are issued by the Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV). At age 16, you can apply for a license, permit, or endorsement on your current license. However, all applicants under the age of 18 must complete a basic driver's education course before completing the requirements for a motorcycle license. A motorcycle license allows you to operate a motorcycle, motorbike, scooter, or moped on public roads.

To receive a motorcycle permit, you must apply, submit your required documentation, successfully complete a hands-on rider education program, pass the vision screening and the motorcycle knowledge exam, and pay the fees. To receive a motorcycle license or endorsement on your driver's license, you must complete the permit process, submit your application and documentation, pass the motorcycle road skills test, and pay the fees. If you successfully passed a road skills test as part of your basic rider course, the motorcycle road test may be waived.

The motorcycle exams are taken through your local BMV. The knowledge exam contains 25 questions about motorcycle safety, operation, and road signs. You must answer 20 of the questions correctly to pass. The motorcycle road skills test assesses your ability to operate your motorcycle safely. If you fail a test, you must check with the BMV to reschedule your next test.