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Trike/Sidecar Rider Level I Knowledge Test

Chapter: _______________________________________ State: ________________________
Member's Name (Print):_________________________________________________________
Membership # & Expiration Date: _________________________________________________
Chapter Rider Education Director (Print Sign): ______________________________________
Date Test Given: ______________________________________________________________
Read each question and put a check mark on the true or false questions,
then return this test to your Chapter Rider Education Director or Chapter Director.

1. The type of road surface makes a difference when panic stopping True: __ False: __
2. With a sidecar, taking a right turn too fast can cause the sidecar tire to come off the pavement True: __ False: __
3. You can safely apply your break during a turn or a curve that you are taking too fast True: __ False: __
4. When your co-rider moves about, it still has an effect on the stability of the trike/sidecar True: __ False: __
5. With a sidecar, you have to lean into the corner when going through a curve True: __ False: __
6. With a trike, you have to lean into the corner when going through a curve True: __ False: __
7. You have a parking brake on your motorcycle True: __ False: __
8. The majority of collisions occur at intersections True: __ False: __
9. In a group ride, you should ride in a staggered formation True: __ False: __
10. There are five trikes/sidecars taking a ride together, riding as one group is fine True: __ False: __
11. While riding at a fast rate of speed and needing to stop quickly, you should apply equal pressure on both front and rear brakes True: __ False: __
12. Down shifting will help save your brakes True: __ False: __
13. During a panic stop, downshifting will help you stop faster True: __ False: __
14. Counter steering is applicable to trikes and sidecars True: __ False: __
15. It is necessary for you and your co-rider to lean into the turn when you are turning True: __ False: __
16. The rider has to mount first to stabilize the motorcycle so the co-rider/passenger can mount True: __ False: __
17. Tire pressure should be checked at least once a week True: __ False: __
18. Itís all right to fuel up while sitting on the motorcycle True: __ False: __
19. To save your battery, it is permissible to pull the headlight fuse during daylight hours True: __ False: __
20. Motorcycle Safety Foundation training is only important for new Riders True: __ False: __

For more information please contact:
Doug & Lori Green
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181 Alta Dr.
La Selva Beach, CA 95076


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