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. If you need to brake when you have a flat tire, you should
2. Which brake control should you use when you need to stop?
3. Lane sharing between motorcycles and cars:
4. What should you do if fog closes in completely while you are driving, and visibility is reduced to near zero?
5. When braking on slippery surfaces, you should
6. Driving a motorcycle is ____ than driving a car.
7. Which of the following statements is true?
8. A ____-second following distance gives you a minimum amount of space to stop or swerve, if the driver ahead stops suddenly.
9. When you need to cross rail tracks that are parallel to you, how should you cross them?
10. Flashing your break light should be done when
11. In slow turns, how can you help balance the motorcycle?
12. Your motorcycle chain should be checked
13. When it comes to tinted eye protection, it
14. Which of the following is not one of the 4 steps recommended to safely execute turns?
15. If you suspect the road ahead is slippery, what should you do?
16. While passing a row of parked cars, you see that there is a driver in one of the parked vehicles. what should you do?
17. ____ can increase your visibility.
18. The majority of motorcycle crashes occur
19. During the day, a motorcycle with it's light on is ____ more times noticeable than one without.
20. You can be sure another driver will yield to you when

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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.