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However, the state does provide a 42-page Montana Motorcycle Supplement which is an essential resource for novice and experienced riders alike.
The Motorcycle Supplement discusses the legal requirements for operating a motorcycle in the state of Montana. A Motorcycle Endorsement on a valid Montana Driver License is required for the operation of a motorcycle, motor scooter or any other motor-driven cycle on a public roadway or highway in the state. In order to obtain a Motorcycle Endorsement, you must:
After passing the knowledge test, you will receive a Motorcycle Learner License. This will allow you to operate your vehicle under immediate supervision of a responsible licensed driver. This Learner License is valid for a year. With this license, you can prepare for the full examination, which consists of the following parts:
The knowledge test covers material that is in the Montana Motorcycle Supplement. Note that this test is difficult! It’s meant to be a comprehensive exam of all the knowledge required to safely and responsibly operate a motorcycle in traffic. It’s also because there are so many motorcycle-related accidents, many of which involve new and inexperienced riders.
The supplement is an essential study resource if you’re a prospective motorcyclist. It contains the following parts:
-- Preparing to ride:
-- Riding within your abilities:
-- Being in shape to ride:
-- Earning your license;
-- Three-wheeled vehicles:
After careful study of the Montana Motorcycle Guide, you should be aware of the skills and techniques necessary to be a safe, responsible rider on the road. Good luck on the test!