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Join the thousands of other motorcyclists this year and get your motorcycling license. This article will outline the steps you need to take in order to be a safe, responsible rider.
According to Utah traffic laws, anyone who wants to operate a motorcycle on public roadways or highways requires a valid driver license with the motorcycle endorsement. Applicants may be issued temporary learner permits if they:
Learner permits are valid for six months. Any applicant younger than 19 must have the learner permit for two months, or complete the BRC (Beginning Rider Course).
After practicing with the learner permit, applicants may decide to take the motorcycle skills test, which is the next step to getting the full endorsement. This practical test is made up of four parts:
According to the Utah Department of Public Safety, the following are the top five reasons for motorcycle crashes on state highways:
It’s no exaggeration that motorcycling is a dangerous activity. However, with awareness of good collision avoidance techniques, you can help make the road a safer place to be.
The Utah Department of Public Safety offers rider training courses to teach special skills and strategies for staying safe on the road. There are two courses offered: