Getting your Vermont driver's license is the first step to driving a motorcycle. After that, your motorcycle endorsement is one permit and several tests away!
Do you need a license to operate a motorcycle in Vermont?
Motorcycle drivers from out-of-state and abroad can cruise the highways as long as they have a valid license or international driving permit. The only requirement is the driver has to be at least 18 and visiting the country for less than a year.
How to get a Vermont driver’s license or junior driver’s license
How to get a Vermont motorcycle learner’s permit
Can't make it to class? You can get your motorcycle learner's permit another way. Here’s how:
Time to practice! Your permit expires in 120 days. It can only be renewed twice; if you don't pass your skills test or training course by then, you'll have to wait until one year after it expires.
Don't forget to keep following your junior driver's license rules, too!
How to get a Vermont motorcycle endorsement
After you get your motorcycle learner's permit, you can go ahead and get your motorcycle endorsement whenever you're ready.
But if you can’t take a course or don’t want to, you can instead:
The written test has 25 multiple-choicequestions. To pass, you need to answer at least 20 of them correctly. Again, your best study guide is the Vermont Motorcycle Manual. If you fail, you'll have to wait one day before retaking it (and paying again).
Minors can apply for a motorcycle endorsement without any extra requirements. You just need parental or legal guardian permission to take a BRC or IRCLW course with the VREP.
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