"I already have a driver's license, so I don't need a motorcycle license right?" Yes, Virginia, You Need A Motorcycle License. All 50 states now require a motorcycle license if you ride a motorcycle on the highway. You first need a motorcycle learner's permit that varies from state-to-state.
Here is the process:
You passed the initiation process, and your state will issue a motorcycle learner's permit. Your motorcycle learner's permit is valid for at least six months not to exceed two years in most states.
Some states do have restrictions for you to follow during the permit period.
These restrictions are:
Okay, you completed the time requirement of your learner's permit, you are now ready to get your license or endorsement.
Here's what you have to do:
Your state will issue you a motorcycle driver’s license or place the endorsement on your existing license. In many states, your motorcycle license or endorsement is valid for five years and expires on your birthday.
When you take the road test, it is essential that you bring the motorcycle you will be riding once you have your license. The motorcycle you bring for the test must have current registration and proof of insurance.
Okay, let's go back and discuss why you need a motorcycle safety instruction course before getting your permit. It is essential to know how to ride a motorcycle properly and to learn the defensive driving skills that will protect you.
Many states will not issue a driving permit unless you show proof of completion of a motorcycle safety course. Most motorcycle safety instruction courses are private businesses that will teach you the basics required to obtain a permit, for a fee.
These motorcycle safety instruction courses are usually 2 or 3 days from three to six hours each day. You start with a classroom orientation where you go over the operation skills and risks associated with motorcycle riding.
Then to the range where you will learn:
There are rules:
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