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. The brake hydraulic fluid and coolant levels should be checked
2. You are in danger of hitting an object and need to swerve to avoid it. what is the best way to initiate a swerve?
3. Which brake control should you use when you need to stop?
4. When riding on wet pavement, you should try to drive where?
5. When can a motorcycle ride in an h.o.v. lane?
6. Which of the following is true about braking?
7. When you park, which wheel should be touching the curb?
8. If you lock the rear brake on a surface with good traction
9. Both brakes on your motorcycle should be used
10. What are the possible consequences of a riding under the influence conviction?
11. Which of the following is not an advantage of keeping a group of riders small?
12. Use your feet to maintain balance by
13. A way for you to increase your safety at night is to
14. Which of the following are good times to use your signals?
15. How can you increase your chances of avoiding hazards at night?
16. Which is not a proper way to deal with merging traffic that doesn't see your bike?
17. Which of the following statements is true?
18. You should adjust your side mirrors
19. The broken yellow lines on the pavement mean
20. Motorcycles are harder to see. how can you increase your visibility?

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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.