New York DMV Motorcycle Test

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

1. When being followed too closely by another vehicle, which of the following should a motorcycle operator do to reduce the chance of an accident?
2. You need face protection to protect from ____.
3. Motorcycle cargo should not be secured with
4. What type of light should you use during the night and in the fog?
5. All of the following affect your blood alcohol concentration except
6. When approaching an intersection where a vehicle may cross your path
7. When carrying loads you should ____.
8. When preparing to enter the roadway from the roadside, how should you position your motorcycle?
9. You should use your horn to ____.
10. If there are hazards on your left, what lane position should you ride in?
11. When should the right lane position be avoided?
12. Most crashes happen during ____.
13. What type of people are immune to the effects of alcohol and drugs?
14. When is it important to use your side mirrors?
15. Which of the following is important for riding safely on slippery surfaces?
16. Which of the following is not an effect of alcohol?
17. It's acceptable for motorcyclists to share a lane with other vehicles when ____.
18. When you are stopped, you should keep the motorcycle in ____ gear.
19. How can you increase your visibility to others at night?
20. The most likely place for a collision is
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About Motorcycle Permit Practice Tests

To operate a motorcycle in New York, you must have a motorcycle (M) or motorcycle junior (MJ) license or permit. Licenses are issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). You must first receive a motorcycle learner's permit. After successfully completing the requirements for the permit, you can apply for a motorcycle license. The MJ license is for drivers who are under 18. A motorcycle permit or license allows you to operate a motorcycle, motorbike, scooter, or moped on public roads.

To receive a Class M or MJ learner's permit, you must apply, submit the required documentation, pass the motorcycle knowledge exam, and pay the fees. After receiving your permit and practicing your motorcycle skills, you can apply for a Class M or MJ license. The state recommends you have at least 30 hours of practice on your motorcycle before you apply for a license. To receive a motorcycle license, you must submit an application and your documentation, pass the motorcycle rider skills test, and pay the fees. The DMV will waive the skills test for qualified applicants who complete an approved motorcycle safety course.

Tests are scheduled through the DMV. The motorcycle knowledge exam contains 25 questions about safe riding practices and road rules. You must answer 20 of the questions correctly to pass. The motorcycle rider skills test assesses your ability to operate your motorcycle safely. If you fail a test, you must wait one day to retake it.