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Rhode Island requires a special license to operate a motorcycle. To earn your motorcycle license, you must complete a motorcycle safety course provided by the Community College of Rhode Island.
1. ________ speeds and/or _________ turns require the motorcycle to lean more.
Lower; tighter
Higher; tighter
Higher; wider
Lower; wider
2. To lessen your chances of a crash, you should scan your path of travel ____ seconds ahead.
40
12
6
4
3. A good way to handle tailgaters is to:
Ignore them.
Change lanes and let them pass.
Use your horn and make hand gestures.
Speed up to put distance between you and the tailgater.
4. To keep other vehicles from sharing your lane:
flash your brake light.
ride closer to the center portion of the lane.
sound your horn.
change lanes often.
5. Where is a crash most likely to occur?
In residential areas.
In school zones.
At intersections.
On multi-lane roads.
6. Your ability to ride can be affected by how many drinks?
two
one
six
three
7. When behind a car, ride in ________________ - where a driver is most likely to see you.
the center portion of the lane
the left portion of the lane
the right portion of the lane
the wet part of the lane
8. To help with your balance as you turn the motorcycle:
slow down before through turn.
shift down through the gears with the clutch.
drag the rear brake.
keep your knees against the gas tank.
9. If the throttle cable is stuck:
twist the throttle back and forth several times.
pull off the road.
check the belt/chain and sprockets.
apply both brakes.
10. If your front tire goes flat while riding, and breaking is required, you should:
use both brakes and ride to the side of the road.
use the front brake and, when the motorcycle slows, ride to the side of the road.
use the rear brake and, when the motorcycle slows, ride to the side of the road.
immediately operate the the engine cut-off switch and stop.
 
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