How to get your motorcycle license in texas
Before you can scoot around town on a moped or hit the open road on a motorcycle (or maybe a three-wheeled motorcycle), you’ll need to get your motorcycle license. Texas requires all drivers of these vehicles to earn a Class M license before hitting the mean streets with their two wheels. We’re going to talk about that process in more detail so you know exactly what to expect when you go to the Department of Public Safety.
First things first, there are a couple ways you can go about being certified to drive a motorcycle. You can be getting your motor vehicle (Class C) and motorcycle (Class M) license for the first time at the same time. You have your plain ol’ Texas drivers license before you get your motorcycle license and apply for just a motorcycle endorsement. If you’re wanting to only get a motorcycle license, you’ll have to make sure you’ve taken driver education. Once you’re all set and ready to start riding, here’s what you’ll have to do to complete the process of earning your motorcycle license (leather jacket not included):
Texas Parent Taught Drivers Ed (PTDE)
Six hours with this course and you could be in the driver’s seat! Includes Texas DPS written exam, a parent account, and behind-the-wheel training tools.
Texas Instructor Taught Drivers Ed
Get your Texas driving permit quicklywith this course. Course includes your Texas DPS written exam and gives you the option to choose your behind-the-wheel provider.
Texas Adult Drivers Ed
Pass the course and skip the DPS written test with adult drivers ed. In just six hours you could be hitting the road, Aceable style.