How to get a Motorcycle License in Fargo: ND and MN Motorcycle Safety Courses
We’ve all been there. That jealousy-ridden moment you see a motorcyclist cruising around downtown Fargo on a beautiful spring day. Wind blowing through the rider’s hair, freedom filling up their veins.
Finding the perfect motorcycle is the easy part, you think, but how do I learn how to ride it? Luckily, the Fargo-Moorhead area has many different motorcycle safety classes to teach you the essentials.
- The North Dakota Motorcycle Safety Program
The North Dakota Motorcycle Safety Program is everything you could want in order to learn how to ride and operate a motorcycle. Not only are there multiple course times to fit into your life, but the NDMSP also provides free safety materials and partners with public and private entities to make the road safer for motorcycles in ND.
They offer a Basic Rider’s Course, an Experienced Rider’s Course and a Scooter Course. The Basic Rider’s Course does not require you to own your own motorcycle and can serve as a great way to get accumulated to riding a motorcycle in Fargo.
- Motorcycle Basic Riding Course (MState)
The coolest thing about the Motorcycle Basic Riding Course at MState is in just 14.5 hours of class you can not only better learn how to ride and operate a motorcycle, but also get your motorcycle license all at once.
Although they have motorcycle vehicles available for your use, students must provide their own safety gear. Classes are available most weekends and you can register online.
- American Bikers Aiming Towards Education of North Dakota
American Bikers Aiming Towards Education (ABATE) is a local organization that is working towards maintaining cyclists rights and encouraging safety. Not only do they offer various safety courses year long (calendar available on their website), but they also have social gatherings for members and group riding events. ABATE is composed of riders from all over the state and from all different walks of life.
- Christian Motorcyclists Association: The New Life Riders
The Christian Motorcyclists Association, or the New Life Riders is meant to bring the Christian faith to riders all over the country. The Fargo chapter (#327), is a part of a large community of Christian cyclists that interact with each other and encourage motorcycle safety. Events for this organization are held all over the United States. A schedule is available on their website.
- Traffic Safety Partner Network
The Traffic Safety Partner Network is an organization committed to improving the overall traffic safety of North Dakota. Their newest campaign “Code For The Road” encourages motorcyclists and drivers to apply strict safety rules in their vehicles and to enforce North Dakota’s traffic laws. Safety inspiration is available on their website.
The Fargo-Moorhead area has a vast array of resources available to anyone who is trying to learn how to operate a motorcycle safely. Visit any of these programs or your local DMV to find out more about obtaining a motorcycle license and operating your bike safely.
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