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Old 03-10-2015, 03:31 PM   #1
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Trying to get some info on attaining the class M license. Can i do this in one day? does it have to be scheduled? i would like to take a day off work and be able to get it all done, the written and road test. but i am hearing that now you have to take an approved safety course (around $200) that is a 2 or 3 day event before you can take the written test. having trouble getting the info i need online. any factual knowledge on this? i already know how to ride i'd rather not spend 200 bucks on a safety class.
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Old 03-10-2015, 03:35 PM   #2
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you need to take the MSF basic riders class first

google it

2 day class, clsot about 180 bucks, they provide the bike and lid
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Old 03-10-2015, 03:53 PM   #4
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alright man, appreciate it!
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you dont have to take the written test at the dmv anymore, or the riding test. The class covers all that
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Old 03-16-2015, 08:00 AM   #6
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you dont have to take the written test at the dmv anymore, or the riding test. The class covers all that
So the written test is taken at the class now?
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Old 03-16-2015, 02:48 PM   #7
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Yup, all you do is bring your certificate to the DPS, pay the fee and you got yourself an M on your license.
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Old 03-16-2015, 03:47 PM   #8
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Enroll into a MSF class which takes two days. As long as you show up on time (early just in case), and pay attention, there's no reason why you shouldn't pass. Also, if you do come in late, you will forfeit your class and ride time so that will be money wasted as you will have to schedule a time to go out and do it all over again..... Once you get done, they will give you a certificate of completion which you take to the DMV to take the test and then once you pass, you get the M license which will be mailed within 4 to 6 weeks.... I got mine within 2 weeks plus they give you that paper one in the meantime. I recommend Awesome Cycles if you're in the North side as they are really knowledgeable and work with you but any will do.
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Written test has been waived as of January 12th of this year. Everything is done in the class now-both riding and written. A one day class is in the works and the curriculum has been approved by the state, but only available to experienced riders. If you have no experience you have to take the BRC, usually a 2 day, or 3 day course.
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Written test has been waived as of January 12th of this year. Everything is done in the class now-both riding and written. A one day class is in the works and the curriculum has been approved by the state, but only available to experienced riders. If you have no experience you have to take the BRC, usually a 2 day, or 3 day course.
I was wondering why I didn't have to take the written when I went in to get my class M. My buddy did, who got his in Oct or Nov. He was slightly annoyed
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I was wondering why I didn't have to take the written when I went in to get my class M. My buddy did, who got his in Oct or Nov. He was slightly annoyed
Annoyed? He has no idea how much of a PITA getting your M endorsement used to be.

1) Go to DMV, take written test. Pass.

2) Go back on Thursday (and only Thursday), be there when the door opens (7:45AM) in order to get one of the limited time slots (10:30AM, ), and schedule your driving test. Go home.

3) Go back fifteen minutes before scheduled time (this is now your third trip to the DMV), and have with you a motorcycle with proof of insurance, a car with proof of insurance, and a licensed driver for said car.

Before the driving test begins the DPS trooper inspected both vehicles, your helmet, the insurance paperwork, and the DL of the driver you brought. In my case both vehicles were brand new, so he couldn't find anything wrong, and my roommate was a good sport about the inconvenience. The trooper really gave the vehicles a hard look too. This was not a cursory inspection.

Finally we're off, with my roommate driving his car behind me, the trooper in his passenger seat giving him instructions on when to honk to make me execute turns in front of them.

Whether you had taken the MSF course or not was of no interest to them.

You had to really want your M endorsement back then. The DMV was going to make you work for it.
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I got my liscience in Louisiana there is no required msf course and no training required I walked in to the dmv signed in took the computer test and a "road test" which just had me pull out of the parking lot and then turn right back in at the next entrance so only like 600feet of driving and park then I paid my 16$ and got my endorsement when I moved here they even put it on my new texas dl for free
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How long does your msf certificate last after you pass the class?
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Annoyed? He has no idea how much of a PITA getting your M endorsement used to be.

1) Go to DMV, take written test. Pass.

2) Go back on Thursday (and only Thursday), be there when the door opens (7:45AM) in order to get one of the limited time slots (10:30AM, ), and schedule your driving test. Go home.

3) Go back fifteen minutes before scheduled time (this is now your third trip to the DMV), and have with you a motorcycle with proof of insurance, a car with proof of insurance, and a licensed driver for said car.

Before the driving test begins the DPS trooper inspected both vehicles, your helmet, the insurance paperwork, and the DL of the driver you brought. In my case both vehicles were brand new, so he couldn't find anything wrong, and my roommate was a good sport about the inconvenience. The trooper really gave the vehicles a hard look too. This was not a cursory inspection.

Finally we're off, with my roommate driving his car behind me, the trooper in his passenger seat giving him instructions on when to honk to make me execute turns in front of them.

Whether you had taken the MSF course or not was of no interest to them.

You had to really want your M endorsement back then. The DMV was going to make you work for it.
Well dagum lol. I'll be sure to relay that next time any griping comes up. Sheesh..... That's intense
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