Download the official OR DMV motorcycle manual PDF or view online

Oregon is a state is a haven for motorcycle lovers.  The state has a number of scenic locations including the picturesque Pacific Ocean coastline.  The Cascade Mountains are a perfect destination and the Colombia River basin to the north is also a great ride.  But before you explore the state of Oregon on two wheels you’ll need to get a motorcycle license and that means passing the motorcycle written test.

Preparing With the OR Motorcycle Manual

Start preparing for the test by familiarizing yourself with the material in the official Oregon Motorcycle Operator’s Handbook .

Increase the odds that you’ll pass the license test the first time by using our Oregon Motorcycle Practice Tests.  Our practice tests are created by expert instructors with questions that cover the same material as the real exam.  So what are you waiting for? Start preparing now and you’ll soon have your license in hand!

Topics Covered in the Manual

The Oregon Motorcycle Manual is an official publication of the Oregon DMV, and contains the following information:

  • Pre-ride checklists
  • Complete licensing information
  • Passengers and cargo
  • Making sure other motorists see you
  • Avoiding accidents
  • Lane positioning tips and techniques
  • Riding in groups
  • Tips on avoiding collisions with animals and other road hazards
  • Hazardous road conditions
  • Using your mirror and head checks to monitor your riding environment
  • Intersecting roadways
  • Mechanical problems
  • Hand signals