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COVID 19

The Vermont DMV Rider Education Program has begun conducting classes for the 2020 motorcycle training season.

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic all attendees will be required to wear cloth face coverings while in the classroom and any buildings. We are asking students to bring hand sanitizer to use during the course. The program is providing helmets for students that do not have a helmet meeting program standards to use during the course. These helmets may have been worn by other students during previous courses and have been disinfected.

 

Motorcycle riding in Vermont is a popular form of recreation and transportation for thousands of residents throughout the Green Mountain State. The Vermont Rider Education Program (VREP) 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.

 

  • This two-wheeled motorcycle training course is for novice riders and those with limited riding experience, as well as riders who haven't ridden for a few years. The course teaches the basic skills needed to operate a two-wheeled motorcycle in traffic. Training includes a three hour online Basic eCourse, five hours of classroom activities and 10 hours of on-motorcycle riding exercises.

    Some of the training locations have a limited number of scooters available for those individuals that have made the decision to ride a scooter. The scooters have an automatic transmission so shifting is not required. If you decide to take a course using a scooter you will need to check the box next to “I wish to take the course using a Program Scooter”. If that option is not offered then a scooter is not available for the course you have selected.

    VIEW UPCOMING Basic RiderCourse
    • This one-day course is designed for riders of two-wheeled motorcycles who are already licensed and frequently ride. The course includes 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.
      Enrollment Requirements: Student must be at least 16 years of age and hold a valid Vermont driver's license endorsed for motorcycle operation.

      VIEW UPCOMING Experienced Rider Skills Plus Course
      • This two-wheeled motorcycle training course is designed for riders who possess a driver's license without a motorcycle endorsement. The one-day course includes 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. Students are required to complete a 2-hour on-line course prior to attending.

        VIEW UPCOMING Experienced Rider License Waiver Course