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Experienced Rider Course

VREP Experienced Rider Course

What are the Vermont Rider Education Program Experienced Courses?

The Experienced Rider License Waiver Course is a one-day course designed for riders who do not possess a driver’s license endorsed for motorcycle operation. Students successfully completing this course will be exempt from taking the state required motorcycle skill exam.

Experienced Rider Skills Plus Course is a one-day course designed for riders who already possess a motorcycle endorsement and frequently ride.

Vermont Rider Education Program (VREP)

The Vermont Rider Education Program was established in 1990 to offer motorcycle rider training to anyone who wishes to enjoy the sport of motorcycling. The Program offers instructional courses to make your motorcycling safer and more enjoyable. 

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FAQs

Do I get my motorcycle endorsement if I pass an Experienced Rider License Waiver Course?

Students successfully completing the Experienced Rider License Waiver Course will have the motorcycle endorsement added to their Vermont driver’s license without further testing.

Do I need a motorcycle permit to take a Vermont Rider Education Program course?

Students enrolling in an Experienced Rider License Waiver Course must have a valid motorcycle permit.

Do I need a motorcycle to take an Experienced Rider License Wavier or Skills Plus Course?

Experienced Rider License Waiver Course

  • Students may bring their own street legal motorcycle.  Motorcycles must be currently registered, inspected, insured and in good mechanical condition.  Students not wishing to use their own motorcycle may use a program motorcycle for an additional fee.
  • If you are using your own motorcycle you will be required to show the instructors a valid registration certificate and a valid insurance card prior to the start of the course.   If the motorcycle you are using for the course does not belong to you, then you will be required to show written permission, from the owner, to use the motorcycle during the course.

Experienced Rider Skills Plus Course

  • You must have a street legal motorcycle that is currently registered, inspected and insured to take either course.  You will be required to show the instructors a valid registration certificate and a valid insurance card prior to the start of the course.  If the motorcycle you are using for the course does not belong to you, then you will be required to show written permission, from the owner, to use the motorcycle during the course.
What are the requirements to enroll in a Vermont Rider Education Program ERC course?

Students enrolling in an Experienced Rider License Waiver Course must have a valid driver’s license and a valid motorcycle permit. Students enrolling in an Experienced Rider Skills Plus Course must have a valid driver’s license endorsed for motorcycle operation.

What are the Vermont Rider Education Program Experienced Courses?

The Experienced Rider License Waiver Course is a one-day course designed for riders who do not possess a driver’s license endorsed for motorcycle operation. Students successfully completing this course will be exempt from taking the state required motorcycle skill exam.

Experienced Rider Skills Plus Course is a one-day course designed for riders who already possess a motorcycle endorsement and frequently ride.

Both courses include riding exercises and discussions on motorcycle safety. Exercises practiced help riders hone their motorcycle skills including emergency braking, swerving, proper cornering techniques and slow speed maneuvers.