Vermont Motorcycle Awareness Program (VMAP)

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

Eligibility Requirements

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.

Below is a list of Vermont Motorcycle Awareness Program courses that are currently scheduled. Use the contact information provided to find out more details concerning a scheduled course.

Course size is limited to a maximum of 24 students. We recommend you contact the school/individual conducting the course you are interested in attending to ensure your enrollment in the course.

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Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles
120 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05603-0001

Monday-Friday: 7:45am-4:30pm
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