Can a 17 y.o. operate a motorcycle with a driving permit in Texas?

I have a driving permit, but it will take me five months until I will be able to get a driving license.

I was wondering if restrictions for operating motorcycle are the same.

If yes, how long do I need to "practice" driving until I will be able to drive motorcyle alone?

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  • 7 years ago
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    You'll need the Class "M" endorsement....that requires a passing a certified Motorcycle Safety Course. You have to show the certificate of MSC completion before the DPS will even hand you the written test.

    Source(s): Living in Texas since 1968....... Class C and M license holder
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  • 7 years ago

    Drivers permit and motorcycle permit are 2 different things.

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