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Washington DOL Motorcycle Practice Test


Motorcycle written practice test

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Washington DOL Motorcycle Test: What You Need to Know

Washington is one of the few states to have separate permits and endorsements for motorcycles and three-wheeled vehicles (sidecars and trikes). A permit to ride a motorcycle does not allow you to ride a trike, and vice versa. So, what do you need to do to get a motorcycle permit or endorsement? Here’s what you need to know about the Washington DOL motorcycle test, how to pass it, and what it means to ride a motorcycle legally in the state.

State Motorcycle Permit Restrictions

There are two restrictions for permit riders in Washington: no driving after dark and no carrying any passengers. You do not have to be supervised by a licensed driver or motorcyclist

How Many Questions are on the Washington DOL Motorcycle Test?

There are 25 questions on the Washington DOL motorcycle test.

How Many Do You Need to Get Right on the Washington DOL Motorcycle Test?

To pass the Washington DOL motorcycle test, you need to answer 20 questions correctly, or a passing score of 80%.

State Age Restrictions

To get a motorcycle permit, you need to be at least 16 years old and possess a valid Washington driver’s license. If you are under 18, you do need proof of parental consent. You do not need to complete a motorcycle safety course. However, if you are over 18 and you choose to complete a motorcycle safety course, then you do not need to take the written or on-road skills test to get the endorsement.

Helmet Laws

All riders, regardless of age, are required by law to wear a helmet.