Anonymous asked in Cars & TransportationMotorcycles · 1 decade ago

Can a 15 year old in Texas get a motorcycle (under 250 cc)license?

If so, what are the restrictions of this license? Or is it a "permit"?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    From the TX DPS website:


    (b) The department may issue a special restricted Class M license that authorizes the holder to operate only a motorcycle that has not more than a 250 cubic centimeter piston displacement.

    (c) A person is eligible for a restricted motorcycle license if the person:

    (1) is 15 years of age or older but under 18 years of age;

    (2) has completed and passed a motorcycle operator training course approved by the department; and

    (3) has met the requirements imposed under Section 521.145

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  • 4 years ago

    Under Age 18: Be a minimum of 15 years of age (restricted to only operate a motorcycle that has not more than a 250 cubic centimeter piston displacement). On the 16th birthday of a special restricted Class M license, the department shall remove the 250 cubic centimeter restriction from the license without completion by the holder of an additional motorcycle operator training course. Present the completion certificate of Driver Education (DE-964 Classroom) Present completion certificate of the Motorcycle Safety Course (MSB-8). Be advised that the MSC must be approved by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation. Submit Verification of Attendance and Enrollment in school Obtain parental authorization signature Proof of Texas vehicle registration and liability insurance, if you own a vehicle. Pay the required fee Pass the written (road rules, signs and motorcycle) and vision examinations Application must include photograph and thumbprints; however, thumbprints are not included on the driver license

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