MassRMV: Motorcycle Rider Education Program
Jun 09, 2017 06:35AM
By Theresa Gilman
Motorcycle Safety- Spotlight on MREP
Warmer weather has arrived and we would like to remind all motorcyclists of the important motorcycle safety programs available here in Massachusetts.
The RMV sponsors the Massachusetts Rider Education Program (MREP). The mission of this program is to reduce the number of motorcycle related fatalities and injuries in the Commonwealth by increasing the availability of approved motorcycle training courses and to increase awareness and education for both riders and drivers.MRM
Junior Operators (under the age of 18) are required to complete the MREP basic rider course (which includes a motorcycle skills test) to get a motorcycle license, in addition to the requirements needed to obtain a Junior Operator Class D License.
There are currently 12 motorcycle training schools operating at 27 different sites located throughout Massachusetts. MREP offers 3 license waiver courses and 5 additional courses to improve riding skills.
The benefits of taking a motorcycle safety course are:
Visit MassRMV.com to learn more about the MREP and motorcycle training schools and consider signing up for an MREP class to make sure you are prepared to ride the open road.
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