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What Qualifies as a Motorcycle?

by Kat Saks on

Whether you zip around town on a scooter or roar down the road on a hog, you should know how the state characterizes your ride. Learn more about what qualifies as a motorcycle and what doesn’t. For state-specific details, you can also refer to the motorcycle manual published by your local motor vehicle agency. You […]

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Ride By the Rules: Requirements for Legally Riding a Motorcycle by Kat Saks on

Ready to ride? Don’t be a rebel without a cause. Before you hop on your motorcycle, make sure you drive by the rules of the road. Get Your Motorcycle License or Endorsement While requirements for legally riding a motorcycle vary from state to state, all states share one common requirement: a license to ride. Depending […]

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Topics Covered in the CDL Manual by Kathy Teel on

Federal law requires each state to establish minimum requirements for the licensing of commercial drivers. Anyone interested in getting a commercial drivers license can download a copy of his or her state’s Commercial Driver’s License Manual (also known as a CDL Manual), or visit the local satellite office of the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) […]

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How Many Manuals Does My State’s DMV Offer? by Josh Tyson on

You might brag about how many state university football championships your state has or how many “I Love [Insert State Name Here]” tee shirts hang in your closet, but… …have you tapped into your the bragging rights over your state’s driving manuals, yet? Probably not. Common State Driving Manuals To help you get started, note […]

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Forms and Publications for New Residents by Melissa Crumish on

After relocating and settling into your new abode, you need to address driver license and vehicle registration matters with your new state’s Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). The sooner you act the better. All DMV offices give new residents a short window of time to apply for new license plates and transfer their driver licenses. […]

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Most Commonly Used Forms and Publications by Melissa Crumish on

Downloading DMV-related forms and publications will save you time and gas from having to collect in person. If you can’t locate a particular form online, you’ll need to visit your local DMV branch. To help with your search for a DMV document, included below are the most commonly downloaded forms and publications you can find […]

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How to Download DMV Forms and Publications by Melissa Crumish on

You can download most DMV-related forms, pamphlets, and publications online. All you need is the proper software. Downloading DMV Forms Basics Most DMV forms and publications are in Portable Document Format (PDF). It’s a file format created by Adobe for document exchange. To view or print these files you need Adobe Reader software, which can […]

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