This course is for individuals who have some riding experience and are seeking a Class "M" license. The prerequisites for this course include the ability to use the clutch and throttle to get the motorcycle in motion, stop the motorcycle properly in a designated area, execute gradual and tight turns, up and downshift smoothly, and achieve a speed of at least 25 mph. Riders who cannot demonstrate minimum riding proficiency will not be allowed to continue and will need to consider enrolling in the Basic Rider Course. Riders can elect to use a program training motorcycle, or they may use their personal motorcycle if it is street legal and they transport it to the training site legally. There is no guarantee that an individual enrolling in this course will pass or get his/her license. Please include driver's license number on registration form. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply.
This course is designed for the beginning rider who has little or no riding experience. It includes classroom and riding instruction on the basic riding skills and strategies necessary for an individual to begin to practice street riding. You must be able to ride a bicycle to participate in this course. Participants who do not achieve the minimum performance standards will not be allowed to continue in the course. To complete the course, riders must pass a knowledge and skill test administered at the end of the course. Riders who pass will receive a Maryland Motorcycle Safety Program Completion Certificate. There is no guarantee that an individual enrolling in this course will pass or get his/her license. Please include driver's license number on registration form. Approximately one week prior to the start of your class, come in to Edgewood Hall to pick up your Rider Handbook. Please note that the MVA has a "zero tolerance policy" for lateness to any class. Senior adult and disabled retiree tuition waivers apply.