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CA DMV Motorcycle Manual 2009

CA DMV Motorcycle Manual 2009

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Pdu  v pvdd by adv a n pmd  ndd by DMV.
 
 
DisclaiMer............................. iiWhere to Write ...................... iiDMV iNForMatioN .....................1iNtroDUctioN ..........................2tWo-Wheel Vehicle oPeratioN ...2
Motorcycles ...................................2Motor-Driven Cycles ......................2Motorized Bicycles ........................3Motorized Scooter .........................3
liceNse reQUireMeNts ..............3
Earning Your License.....................4Basic Rider Course .......................4Application Requirements — All Drivers ...................................4Minors’ M
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Permit Requirements .............................5Minors’ M
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License Requirements .............................5Adults’ M
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Permit Requirements .............................5License Requirements — All Drivers ...................................5Motorcycle Skills Test ....................6
PrePariNG to riDe ....................7
Wearing the Right Gear.................7
Helmet Use.................................7Helmet Selection........................7Eye and Face Protection ............8Clothing ......................................8
Know Your Motorcycle ...................9
The Right Motorcycle .................9Get Familiar with the Motorcycle Controls.................9Check Your Motorcycle...............9
Know Your Responsibilities..........10
riDe WithiN YoUr aBilities....... 11
Basic Vehicle Control................... 11
Body Position ........................... 11Shifting Gears........................... 11Braking.....................................12Turning......................................12
Keeping Your Distance................13
taBle oF coNteNts
Lane Positions..........................13Following Another Vehicle ........14Being Followed ........................14Passing and Being Passed......14Passing.....................................15Being Passed...........................15Lane Sharing............................15Merging Cars ...........................16Cars Alongside.........................16
Search, Evaluate, and Execute (SEE)..........................16
Search......................................16Evaluate....................................17Execute.....................................17
Intersections................................17
Blind Intersections....................18Passing Parked Cars................18Parking at the Roadside...........19
Increasing Visibility......................19
Clothing ....................................20Headlight..................................20Turn Signals..............................20Brake Light ...............................21Using Your Mirrors ....................21Head Checks ...........................22Horn..........................................22Riding at Night .........................22
Crash Avoidance .........................23
Quick Stops..............................23Swerving or Turning Quickly...................................24Cornering .................................24
Handling Dangerous Surfaces ...................................25
Uneven Surfaces and Obstacles ..............................26Slippery Surfaces.....................26Railroad or Trolley Tracks and Pavement Seams...................27Grooves and Gratings ..............27
Mechanical Problems ..................28
Tire Failure................................28Stuck Throttle............................28Wobble .....................................28Chain Problems........................29Engine Seizure .........................29
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