South Dakota DMV Motorcycle Test

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

1. Before pulling off the road, it is important to check
2. Which brake is most powerful?
3. How can you make your brake light more noticeable to others?
4. How can you reduce your reaction time?
5. When passing another vehicle
6. If your motorcycle begins to wobble, it is important not to
7. A benefit of riding in the center lane position is it
8. What tests usually determine if you are riding legally or illegally under the influence of alcohol?
9. When traveling in heavy congested traffic, what is an adequate space cushion between yourself and the vehicle ahead?
10. When pulling off to the side of the road, you must check to see
11. What animal seems to be attracted to motorcycles?
12. Which of the following should you do when riding at night?
13. If you brake hard on a straightaway and your rear wheel locks
14. Before you mount your motorcycle for a trip, you should check the
15. It is difficult for other drivers to see motorcycles. which of the following can increase your visibility to others?
16. Before each ride, you should adjust
17. What is one thing you do not need to do when riding with a passenger?
18. If your motorcycle starts to wobble, the best way to stop it is to
19. Motorcyclists may find it challenging to maintain safe control on surfaces with poor traction, such as
20. When making turns on the road, a motorcycle rider must ____ before entering a turn.

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About Motorcycle Permit Practice Tests

To operate a motorcycle in South Dakota, you must have a motorcycle instruction permit or a motorcycle license. Licenses are issued by the Department of Public Safety (DPS). You can apply for a motorcycle instruction permit at age 14 and a motorcycle license at age 16. A motorcycle permit or license allows you to operate a motorcycle, motorbike, scooter, or moped on public roads.

To receive a motorcycle instruction permit, you must apply, submit the required documentation, pass the vision screening and the motorcycle knowledge exam, and pay the fees. To receive a motorcycle license, you must apply, submit the required documentation, pay the fees, and pass the vision screening, the knowledge exam, and the motorcycle driving test.

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