Texas Motorcycle License Requirements

Do you love motorcycles? Have you taken one to the road before? No? Well, it is easy—you just need to meet the Texas motorcycle license requirements and you are done. Below are the requirements you ought to comply with before you can legally and safely get on the road.

Instruction Permit- before anything, you need to submit an application for the instruction permit from the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. This permit is best used by new riders with a licensed driver, aged 21 and above alongside.

a)     Age- the minimum age requirement to ride a motorcycle in Texas is 15 years of age and there is no exception to this limit. And the candidates need parental consent in order to obtain a license at this age, a condition which becomes invalid when one attains the age of 18. Texas motorcycle license requirements

b)     Proof of Identity- all the applicants under the age of 18 need parental consent in order to obtain the instruction permit. This acts as proof of identity. But the parental consent never exempts you from appearing in person because this is yet another fundamental proof of identity. Applicants over the age of 18 must appear in person and must also present a valid social security card.

c)      Test- you need to pass visual and written driving tests before certification.

d)     Other Requirements- the Texas motorcycle license requirements are meant to create quality and safety on the road. As such, you need to follow the registration process to the letter. You will need liability insurance for the State of Texas, the vehicle registration and your Social Security Number as well. Before taking the duly filled application forms, you will also need to have money to pay the application fee with you.


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