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I want to take my motorcycle riding test, how do I take the test?

Q) I want to take my motorcycle riding test….i already have my permit….how do I take the test…do I just show up at my local dmv????
Please respond…

A) For most States, you can schedule your riding test on your state Department Of Motor vehicle website. Your riding examination involve testing your ability to handle a motorcycle. You do not drive on the road. The 3-wheel rider skills test is different than the 2-wheel rider skills test. The exercises may include:

Engine stall: This is scored during the entire test. Points are assessed each time you stall the engine during any exercise.
Cone weave: You must weave through a series of cones.
Right turn from a stop: You take off from a stop making an immediate right turn.
U-turn: You must make a left U-turn in a marked area.
Quick stop: You accelerate along a straight path. At the end of the path, which is marked by cones, you must stop your motorcycle as quickly and safely as possible.
Obstacle swerve: You accelerate along a straight path. At the end of the path which is marked by cones, you must swerve to avoid an obstacle line and then swerve again to avoid the sideline.

I have plates to turn in. Can I turn them in at the Port Sulphur office!

Q) I have plates to turn in. Can I turn them in at the Port Sulphur office! Please inform! A) According to Louisiana Office Of Motor Vehicle – After successfully completing the “Notice of Vehicle Transfer” on our web site, regular automobile license plates should be destroyed by the seller. Truck and trailer plates may stay with… Continue Reading

Driver Education in Most States

Most States driver education program is comprised of two components—a theoretical component and a practical component.  The theoretical component consists of a minimum of 30 hours of instruction, which teens can acquire either in a classroom environment or via the web through approved online courses.  The practical, or behind-the-wheel component, can be obtained under the supervision… Continue Reading

After Your Driving Test

Learning to drive safely does not end with your driving test. Your license means you have met the driving test requirements. However, in everyday driving you will have to deal with many situations and problems you did not encounter on your driving test. The best ways to deal with unexpected situations is to always use… Continue Reading

The DMV examiner

The DMV examiner is there to ensure you have demonstrated you can handle your vehicle in regular traffic situations, not to trick you. During your driving test, the examiner will note how you obey the rules of the road and traffic signs and/or signals. He/she will note other areas in which you may need improvement.… Continue Reading

Safe Driver Checklist for Road Test

Starting the Vehicle: Adjusts mirrors and seat. Fastens safety belt. Knows where the operating controls are located Moving Forward: Signals – Looks in mirrors and over shoulder before pulling into traffic. Uses two hands on opposite sides of the steering wheel. Stopping: Checks traffic (sees and reacts to hazards). Stops behind crosswalk or limit line.Stops without using accelerator at the… Continue Reading

ASK YOUR DMV QUESTION

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