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. This sign represents
2. To be effective a eye or face shield must ____.
3. How can you increase your chances of being seen?
4. When riding in traffic, a rider must not share the same lane with cars or other vehicles because
5. If you brake hard on a straightaway and your rear wheel locks
6. How can you reduce your reaction time?
7. Provided you have the right level of motorcycle license, you are permitted to carry a passenger if
8. In locations where there is oil and grease buildup, the best lane position is
9. On a highway, you see other vehicles about to merge into your lane from an entrance ramp. what should you do?
10. Keeping distance around your motorcycle provides which of the following?
11. Which of the following should you not do if you are experiencing wobble?
12. To control a motorcycle well, you should ____.
13. Which of the following should you wear while riding?
14. When crossing a rain groove, you should cross how?
15. You can be sure another driver will yield to you when
16. The best way to swerve is to
17. While riding your motorcycle, you approach a crosswalk that a pedestrian has just entered. what should you do?
18. Before you mount your motorcycle for a trip, you should check the
19. An adequate space cushion between you and the vehicle ahead of you is at least ____ seconds
20. Which lane position should you ride in when passing parked 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.