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. What are the 4 steps to making a proper turn?
2. Flashing your break light should be done when
3. Help stabilize your motorcycle in a turn by
4. The majority of your motorcycle brake power is provided by
5. Use your feet to maintain balance by
6. Which of the following should you not do if you are carrying a passenger?
7. If you have a blood alcohol concentration of ____ or above, you are considered intoxicated.
8. While gripping the handlebars, your arms should be positioned
9. The best lane position to avoid lane sharing by others is the ____ lane position.
10. When you park, which wheel should be touching the curb?
11. Decrease your chances of being involved in a collision by
12. When you come to a school or church bus that is stopped on any roadway to load or unload passengers, you must
13. If you need to brake when you have a flat tire, you should
14. It is important to maintain a space cushion behind the vehicle in front of you
15. Rolling on the throttle in a turn
16. The majority of motorcycle crashes occur
17. You ride safely on slippery surfaces by
18. What is the first thing you should tell your passenger to do?
19. To help keep the motorcycle steady through a turn, you should
20. Why can pulling off to the side of the road be more hazardous to motorcycles than cars?

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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.