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VREP Basic Rider Course

Does Vermont DMV accept the Motorcycle Safety Foundation Basic Rider Course completion card from another state?

If I complete/completed the Motorcycle Basic Rider Course in another state will Vermont DMV accept the Motorcycle Safety Foundation Basic Rider Course completion card?

Yes, Vermont will accept a Motorcycle Safety Foundation Basic Rider Course completion card as a waiver of the motorcycle skills test. An individual will still need to pass the Vermont motorcycle knowledge test, which can be completed online before adding a motorcycle endorsement to their driver's license.

What is the Vermont Rider Education Program Scooter Basic Rider Course?

The Scooter Basic Rider Course is for individuals who have decided to ride a scooter. This course, containing a combination of riding exercises and classroom time, teaches the basic skills needed to operate a scooter in traffic. Students successfully completing this course will be exempt from taking the state-required motorcycle written test and skill exam. 

A motorcycle endorsement is required to operate a scooter in Vermont.

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FAQs

Does Vermont DMV accept the Motorcycle Safety Foundation Basic Rider Course completion card from another state?

Yes, Vermont will accept a Motorcycle Safety Foundation Basic Rider Course completion card as a waiver of the motorcycle skills test. An individual will still need to pass the Vermont motorcycle knowledge test, which can be completed online before adding a motorcycle endorsement to their driver's license.

I have a motorcycle permit. Will I be required to pass the Basic Rider Course written test to pass the course?

Yes, the Vermont Rider Education Program and the Motorcycle Safety Foundation require students to pass the Basic Rider Course written and skill tests to successfully complete the course.

Can I use my own motorcycle when taking the Basic Rider Course?

You must use a program motorcycle when participating in a BRC. If you wish to take a motorcycle-training course using your own motorcycle please enroll in an Experienced Rider Skills Plus or Experienced Rider License Waiver Course.

What are the requirements to enroll in a Vermont Rider Education Program Basic Rider Course course?

Basic Rider Course students are required to have a valid Vermont driver’s license.

What is the Vermont Rider Education Program Scooter Basic Rider Course?

The Scooter Basic Rider Course is for individuals who have decided to ride a scooter. This course, containing a combination of riding exercises and classroom time, teaches the basic skills needed to operate a scooter in traffic. Students successfully completing this course will be exempt from taking the state-required motorcycle written test and skill exam. 

A motorcycle endorsement is required to operate a scooter in Vermont.

Can I use my own scooter when taking the Scooter Basic Rider Course?

You must use a program scooter when participating in an SBRC. If you wish to take a scooter-training course using your own scooter please enroll in an Experienced Rider Skills Plus or Experienced Rider License Waiver Course.

I have a scooter/motorcycle permit. Will I be required to pass the Scooter Basic Rider Course written test to pass the course?

Yes, the Vermont Rider Education Program and the Motorcycle Safety Foundation require students to pass the Scooter Basic Rider Course written and skill tests to successfully complete the course.

Do I need a motorcycle permit to take a Basic or Intermediate Rider Course?

Students enrolling in a Basic or Intermediate Rider Course are not required to have a motorcycle permit. 

Can I use my own motorcycle when taking a Basic or Intermediate Rider Course?

No, You must use a program motorcycle. If you wish to take a motorcycle-training course using your own motorcycle please enroll in an Experienced Rider Skills Plus or Experienced Rider License Waiver Course.

Do I need a motorcycle to take the Basic or Intermediate Rider Course?

No, Motorcycles are provided for students.

Why should I take the Basic Rider Course?

The course will teach you to become a safe and responsible motorcyclist. Successful completion of the course enables you to obtain your motorcycle endorsement without further testing. You may also be eligible for a discount on your motorcycle insurance.

What is the Vermont Rider Education Program Basic Rider Course?

The Basic RiderCourse is a motorcycle-training course for novice riders and those with limited riding experience, as well as riders who haven’t ridden for some time. This course, containing a combination of riding exercises and classroom time, teaches the basic skills needed to operate a motorcycle in traffic. Students successfully completing this course will be exempt from taking the state required motorcycle written test and skill exam.