Motorcycle License in Louisiana
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Enter Your Zip Code:In order to obtain your motorcycle endorsement, you must complete vision, written knowledge, and on-cycle skills exams. You can prepare for these exams by using the Louisiana Motorcycle Guide. This handbook will also let you take a practice written exam.
For the on-cycle skills exam, you'll need to provide your own motorcycle with current proof of insurance, a current inspection sticker, and current license plates. You must also wear a motorcycle helmet.
The motorcycle endorsement fee is $19, though it may vary.
You can avoid taking the on-cycle skills exam if you successfully complete a state-approved motorcycle safety course from one of the two following programs:
- You must wear a helmet when operating a motorcycle.
- You must wear eye protection, unless your motorcycle has a windshield.
- Your motorcycle must be inspected every year.
- You must have proof of liability insurance or financial security at all times.
- You must carry your license with your motorcycle endorsement at all times.
In addition to these requirements, you must also follow the same traffic regulations required of other drivers and vehicles. Check out Louisiana Statutes RS 32:191 and RS 32:191.1 for further information.
Once you receive your motorcycle endorsement, be sure to register your motorcycle before you head out to cruise the streets!
Check out our Motorcycle Registration section to find everything you need to know in order to register your motorcycle in Louisiana.
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