Hitting the Open Road: Your Guide to Getting a Motorcycle License in Nevada

Hitting the Open Road: Your Guide to Getting a Motorcycle License in Nevada

Nevada’s vast landscapes and scenic highways are a dream for motorcycle enthusiasts. But before you can cruise down the Strip (legally!), you’ll need a motorcycle license.

Here’s a quick and easy breakdown of the process in Nevada:

Gearing Up for Your Class M

In Nevada, there’s just one motorcycle license class: the Class M.  The good news? You can qualify for your Class M in two ways:

  • Take a Ride Through Safety Class: Nevada offers motorcycle safety courses approved by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF). Completing this course waives the written and skills tests at the DMV. It’s a great option to gain practical skills and knowledge before hitting the road.
  • DMV Written and Skills Test: If you prefer a more traditional route, you can take the written knowledge test and a skills test administered by the DMV.

Heads Up: Additional Requirements

For riders under 18, Nevada has additional requirements, including a learner’s permit, written test, and completion of a motorcycle safety course.

Hitting the Brakes on Common Questions

Do I need a Class C driver’s license?

Yes, you’ll need a valid Nevada Class C driver’s license (or higher) to obtain a Class M motorcycle license.

What if I get injured in a motorcycle accident?

Nevada has laws protecting motorcycle riders, but navigating the legal process after an accident can be complex. Here’s where Shook & Stone can help.

Shook & Stone is a well-respected personal injury law firm in Las Vegas. We understand the unique challenges motorcycle accident victims face. Our team can guide you through the legal process, fight for fair compensation, and ensure your rights are protected.

Ready to Ride?

Getting your motorcycle license in Nevada is a straightforward process. Whether you choose the safety course or the DMV tests, with a little preparation you’ll be cruising down the open road in no time. And remember, if you’re ever involved in a motorcycle accident, Shook & Stone is here to help. Contact us today for a free consultation. Ride safe!