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Motorcycle permit - test 3
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for an adequate space cushion, maintain a following distance of at least ______ behind the vehicle ahead of you
to create more space and minimize harm from hazards, you should
do all of the above (use your lights and horn, adjust your speed, adjust your direction or position)
when approaching an intersection, you should select a lane position to
increase your visibility to other vehicle operators
it is difficult for other vehicle operators to see motorcycles. which of the following can increase your visibility to others?
all of the above (riding in a suitable lane position, wearing bright clothing, using your headlight)
maintaining or increasing your speed in a turn
help stabilize your motorcycle
when can you safely share a lane with a car?
when you're riding on an uneven surface, you can absorb more shock by
rising slightly off the seat
when using saddlebags, you should
distribute the load evenly
if you are about to slow down where others may not expect it, you should
flash your brake light
if your motorcycle was built before 1978, you must remember to
turn the headlight on whenever your ride
which of the following is NOT a way to increase your safety at night?
shift gears quickly
motorcycles are harder to see. how can you increase your visibility to others?
do all of the above
during ____ turns, you should lean your motorcycle while keeping your body straight
in which of these situations is a driver likely to try to share your lane?
all of the above (in heavy traffic, when the driver wants to pass you, when you are preparing to turn at an intersection)
when riding at night, you can increase your safety by
doing all of the above (wearing reflective clothing, using your high beam, reducing your speed)
choosing the best lane position helps you to
do all of the above (stay out of blinds spots, avoid road hazards, communicate what you plan to do)
which of the following does NOT increase your safety when you're riding at night?
passing slower vehicles
how can you achieve maximum stopping power?
use both the front and rear brakes
which of the following parts of your motorcycle should you check before every ride?
all of the above (tires, lights, chassis)
what is the safest braking method?
use both the front and rear brakes at the same time
which of the following surfaces provide little traction for motorcycles
all of the above
which brake is more important?
the front, because it provides 70% of the stopping power
while passing a line of parked cars, you see a driver inside one of the parked vehicles. what should you do?
beep your horn to let the driver know you're there
besides wearing bright clothing, how else can you increase your visibility to others?
wear reflective clothing
at night, you should NOT
increase your speed
when looking where you want to turn, you should
do all of the above (turn your head, not your shoulders, in the direction of the intended turn; keep your eyes level with the horizon; reduce your speed before the turn)
why are curves a common place for motorcycle crashes?
a motorcycle may run wide in a curve if the motorcyclist isn't careful
the most important thing about swerving is to
not brake and swerve at the same time
to prevent fatigue, try not to ride more than ___ hours per day
if the throttle is stuck and you can't free it, what should you do?
flip the engine cut-off switch and pull in the clutch at the same time
when riding through an intersection, you must be especially alert for
vehicles turning left into your path
while you're riding, your feet should be
positioned firmly on the footpegs
drivers of other vehicles present a particular hazard when
you are passing a line of parked cars
riding close to the edge of the road is dangerous because
dirt and gravel provide little traction
which of the following does NOT affect your blood alcohol concentration (BAC)?
the time of day
when you're preparing to merge into the middle lane of a three-lane roadway, what should you check?
the middle lane and the far lane
when you ride a motorcycle, your clothing should be protective and
completely cover your arms and legs
in proper riding posture,
all of the above are true (your arms are slightly bent, your feet are resting firmly on the footpegs, your knees are against the gas tank)
you are allowed to carry a passenger if
your motorcycle is designed to carry another person
you should AVOID attaching a cargo to a motorcycle with
riding a motorcycle between lanes of traffic
is never allowed
how can you help balance yourself in turns?
keep your knees against the gas tank
a motorcycle is the right size for you if
both of your feet can reach the ground while you are seated
as you approach an obstacle that you will need to ride over, you should
slow down as much as possible
when you're riding in a group, who sets the pace of the group?
the tail leader
your riding abilities can be affected by just ____ alcoholic drink(s)
studies have shown that most crashes involved riders who
lacked on of the above skills
convex mirrors on motorcycles make cars seem
farther away then they are
which lane position should ALWAYS be avoided?
which of the following present(s) the greatest danger?
oncoming traffic turning left in front of you
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