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How To Get a Motorcycle License

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Are you ready to take in everything the state of Georgia has to offer on a motorcycle? Atlanta drivers looking to take on the open road in a motorcycle should check out this primer on how to get a motorcycle license and what the Georgia motorcycle license is like, by answering questions like:

  • Do you need a motorcycle license?
  • Can you get a motorcycle license without a driver’s license?
  • How Much is a Motorcycle License?
  • Do You Need a Motorcycle License to Drive a Scooter?

How To Get Your Motorcycle License in Georgia

Conyers bikers who are asking “Do you need a motorcycle license,” will find that the Georgia Class M license is needed to ride a motorcycle. There are a few motorcycle license requirements that you’ll have to contend with. Prior to receiving your motorcycle license, you must:

  • Pass a vision exam
  • Pass the Georgia DDS Knowledge Exam
  • Obtain the Class MP Permit and follow these rules- Only ride during daylight hours, no riding with passengers, no driving on limited-access roadways, and use the mandatory safety equipment, such as a helmet.
  • Take a state-approved motorcycle safety course
  • Take a motorcycle driving test

The motorcycle license age in Georgia is 16, the same as a car, but drivers under 17 need to pass a 30-hour driver safety course as well.

Can You get a Motorcycle License Without a Driver’s License?

No, as you will need to have already learned how to drive a car as a prerequisite of getting your motorcycle license.

How Much is a Motorcycle License in Georgia?

In the state of Georgia, a motorcycle license is $25 for a five-year license and $32 for an eight-year license.

Do You Need a Motorcycle License to Drive a Scooter?

The answer is no. In Georgia, you do not need a motorcycle license for a scooter, but you will need a regular driver’s license.

Learn to Ride With Killer Creek Harley-Davidson

At Killer Creek Harley-Davidson, we can help you secure your motorcycle license by teaching you how to ride. And, once you’re ready to take to the roads Cartersville on the back of your own bike, you’ll find we’ve got a great selection of bikes at our Roswell lot, including new and used ones! Browse our inventory and then reach out to us with your questions.

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