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. To help maintain balance, your feet should
2. Which is the best lane position for being seen by a driver ahead of you?
3. How can you protect yourself from injury during a collision?
4. You are in danger of hitting an object and need to swerve to avoid it. what is the best way to initiate a swerve?
5. Which of the following statements is not correct?
6. When should you have your headlight on?
7. If you believe that your motorcycle has not triggered a light sensor while stopped at a traffic light, when can you proceed?
8. Your motorcycle fits you if
9. How many lane positions are available to a motorcycle in a single lane of traffic?
10. In order to avoid fatigue, you should stop riding at least every ____ hour(s).
11. When making an evasive maneuver, you need to get the motorcycle to ____ quickly.
12. Which of the following should you do while carrying a load?
13. Keeping distance provides which of the following?
14. Most crashes occur with operators riding under what speed, in mph?
15. Which of the following should not be done at night?
16. In which of the following situations should you increase your following distance?
17. It is against the law to make a left turn at a red light except
18. When parking against the curb, you should park
19. Which of the following are examples of good body position?
20. The best way to lessen your chances of skidding on a slippery surface is to
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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.