Virginia DMV Motorcycle Test

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

1. Before starting your motorcycle engine, your transmission should be in
2. When preparing to pass another vehicle, you should begin your pass from ____ lane position.
3. If it is not possible to ride straight while crossing railroad tracks, you should cross them at a ____ angle.
4. If your group is larger than ____ riders you should split into smaller groups.
5. The best way to cross unavoidable obstacles on the road is to
6. When stopping in a curve, what should you do?
7. What type of group formation should be used when riding through curves?
8. What does this sign mean?
9. On a highway with 4 or more lanes, slower traffic should always use
10. Which of the following should you do if you need to pull off the road?
11. If you need to brake and swerve, you should
12. Which of the following should you do while carrying a load?
13. When should the right lane position be avoided?
14. It is important that a passenger
15. Increase your visibility at an intersection by
16. If your front tire fails while riding, you should ease off the throttle and
17. Passing is not allowed on either side of a highway when
18. When passing another vehicle, you should
19. You are approaching a turn and need to change gears. when should you change gears?
20. Two emergencies that riders need to be prepared for are ____ and animals.
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About Motorcycle Permit Practice Tests

To operate a motorcycle in Virginia, you must have a motorcycle license or permit. Licenses are issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). The three types of licenses are a Class M (all motorcycles), Class M2 (two-wheeled only), or Class M3 (three-wheeled only). Before applying for a license, you must hold a motorcycle learner's permit for a set amount of time, which varies based on age. A motorcycle permit or license allows you to operate a motorcycle, motorbike, scooter, or moped on public roads.

To receive a motorcycle learner's permit, you will need to hold a valid driver's license or permit. If you do not, you must pass a two-part driver's license knowledge exam. You must apply, submit the required documentation, pass the vision screening and the motorcycle knowledge exam, and pay the fees. To apply for a Class M, M2, or M3 license, applicants who are 18 and older must wait at least 30 days after receiving a permit. Applicants who are under 18 must hold the permit for nine months. When you apply, you will need to submit the required documentation, pass the road skills test, and pay the fees. Testing may be waived if you successfully complete the Virginia Rider Training Program.

Tests are scheduled through the DMV. The motorcycle knowledge test contains 25 questions about road rules and safe riding practices. You must answer 21 of the questions correctly to pass. The motorcycle rider skills test assesses your ability to operate your motorcycle safely. If you fail a test, you must wait two days to retake it.