(2012) Part 2 of a 5-part series featuring Washington State’s Motorcycle Skills Test. This video examines the Turn from a Stop (also called, the “Sharp Turn”) and the U-turn. Read set-up info & instructions below.
TURN FROM A STOP
A sharp right turn and traffic lane marked by painted lines/cones.
Starting “T” (6′ centered in front of turn).
6′ wide traffic lane (10′ outer lane lines; 4′ inner lane lines).
Starting from the center of the “Start T”.
When signaled, make a right turn within the boundary lines without crossing a line or putting a foot down.
A u-turn area and a stop box marked by painted lines/cones.
20′ wide area for cycles less than 600cc.
24′ wide area for cycles 600cc and larger.
After the Turn From A Stop, diagonally cross to the opposite side of the box and make a left u-turn within the boundary lines.
[for less than 600cc, stay within the 20′ area]
[for 600cc or larger, stay within the 24′ area]
Stop with your front tire inside the stop box.
When signaled, turn right and get back in line.
This video is produced by the Washington State Department of Licensing.