All riders MUST complete the Basic RiderCourse to become eligible for their full motorcycle license.
You need to complete the Basic RiderCourse or BRC to get a motorcycle license.
The Basic RiderCourse or BRC, was developed by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) as a complete riding program for the novice rider, taught solely by MSF certified RiderCoaches. The course consist of five hours of classroom and ten hours of hands on riding instruction. The 2 or 2 1/2 days consisting of 15 hours provides the novice motorcyclist with the basic mental and physical skills necessary to minimize risk on the street. Each BRC contains 12 students and 2 RiderCoaches.
Must have NYS Driver’s License and Motorcycle Permit (for NY Residents to redeem NYS DMV Road Test Waiver) Must be 16 years of age or older (parental permission required for ages 16/17). Must be able to ride a bicycle.