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Old 05-20-2012, 07:47 PM   #1
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Hey guys I just completed my Awesome Cycles class today and I want to go get my M endorsement tomorrow, but I need to know which DPS I can go to which wont make me take the road test because I am 17. If anyone knows please tell me because I do not own a bike and can't get one until I get my M licence. FYI I do have my C licence.
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Old 05-20-2012, 07:51 PM   #2
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I thought the class was for the approval(road test wasnt required) only a written test at DPS, since Texas changed their laws on M endorsement since Jan '11
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Old 05-20-2012, 07:52 PM   #3
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I thought the class cancels out the road test?

I went to the one off gessner and airport.
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Old 05-20-2012, 07:57 PM   #4
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It doesn't. They can still make you take it even if you are over 18, but if you are under 18 it is mandatory, but some DPS locations let it go, but I don't know which one does.
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Old 05-20-2012, 08:38 PM   #5
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try grant rd, are just call them an ask them it will keep you from running around
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Old 05-20-2012, 09:07 PM   #6
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try grant rd, are just call them an ask them it will keep you from running around
I'll do that, but I doubt it that they will tell you if they just let it go. I am thinking of just going to my nearest DPS of Gessner and Airport and hope for the best.
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why not just take the road test? Its easy...
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btw study the material from the dmv, not the riding course. the questions are way different. i almost didnt' pass bc the dmv was completely different, even though my instructor was telling us that they would be the same.
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why not just take the road test? Its easy...
do you wanna lend him your bike and take a car up there and follow him around during the test?
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Road test for motorcycle isn't required since you took the class
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btw study the material from the dmv, not the riding course. the questions are way different. i almost didnt' pass bc the dmv was completely different, even though my instructor was telling us that they would be the same.
Yeah I have the DMV's book. I am going to study it right now, but thanks!
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do you wanna lend him your bike and take a car up there and follow him around during the test?
Exactly! Such a hassle.
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Road test for motorcycle isn't required since you took the class
http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/DriverL...clelicense.htm
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Yeah I have the DMV's book. I am going to study it right now, but thanks!

Exactly! Such a hassle.


http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/DriverL...clelicense.htm
You can borrow my husky for the test. Street legal enduro bike. I can follow you on my 600.
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You can borrow my husky for the test. Street legal enduro bike. I can follow you on my 600.
That's a generous offer. I really appreciate it, but first let me go and see what happens. That way if If it does get waived I won't be wasting your time.
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That's a generous offer. I really appreciate it, but first let me go and see what happens. That way if If it does get waived I won't be wasting your time.
Ok, let me know. You would have to drive to Crosby. There is a dps in Humble about 25min away.
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Old 05-20-2012, 10:30 PM   #15
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Ok, let me know. You would have to drive to Crosby. There is a dps in Humble about 25min away.
I will thanks.
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You have to have a car with current tags that the dps officer can ride in and follow the person taking the test, can't use another bike.
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I have two sons. Both had their M endorsement before they had regular driver license and they have gotten them in the past year. You can take the road test on a learners permit. Your parent or licensed adult needs to drive the bike to the DPS. That adult must accompany the officer in the car behind you as you take the test. It's a VERY EASY test. In most cases they blow the car horn twice for you to make a right turn and once for a left.
If you can't hear the horn (my youngest who was 16 at the time had a loudass micron and a helmet on) then just tell the officer you doubt you will hear him.
In that case you will have to have mirrors because he will signal early so you have time to see it and respond.
It is NOT a big deal. Mainly stopping at lights and signs correctly and using proper driving skills. My sons didn't even have to do hand signals.
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You have to have a car with current tags that the dps officer can ride in and follow the person taking the test, can't use another bike.
Good luck
, then I guess a 17yo will follow me on the husky in my beemer. The beemer finally passed inspection. Current tags all around.
How is Colin doing?
Thanks for your help when I broke down.
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Old 05-21-2012, 12:23 AM   #19
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Under 18 he has to take the road test


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You will work it out, I went to Rosenberg/Richmond. I got a 100 on the DMV test--I do recommend reading the MC manual.
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