The Vermont Motorcycle Awareness Program (VMAP) is a 4-hour basic motorcycle safety course for individuals interested in obtaining a motorcycle learner permit or endorsement. VMAP is designed to introduce new riders to basic information regarding the complexities of safe motorcycle operation. Attendees successfully completing the VMAP course will be issued a Vermont motorcycle learner permit.
The course will provide information about:
- Basic vehicle control
- Motorcycle helmets and riding gear
- Being seen in traffic
- Crash avoidance
- Handling dangerous surfaces and situations
- Dealing with animals
- Carrying passengers and cargo
- Dealing with mechanical problems
- Your responsibilities as a motorcyclist
- Group riding
Individuals attending a Vermont Motorcycle Awareness Program course must be at least 16 years of age and hold a valid Vermont driver's license. Attendees under the age of 18 will be required to have a parent/guardian sign a course waiver form prior to attending the course.