Michigan Department of State
Motorcyclist Training Site Locator

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The Michigan Rider Education Program oversees both public and private organizations that offer motorcycle rider education classes. The Michigan Department of State is committed to assuring that instruction is given by qualified instructors (Rider Coaches) in an approved facility using approved curriculum courses by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF).

To find a sponsor who offers motorcycle training classes near you, select your county from the links below, click on the colored region of the Michigan map that corresponds to the area in which you live, or click on the map’s region numbers listed below. Check website addresses for class schedules or contact the sponsor directly for more information.

A tuition of $50.00 (nonrefundable fee) will be charged for any class offered by public sponsors.

Fees charged by private sponsors are not regulated by the department. Therefore, students are encouraged to inquire about fees, refund or no show policies prior to paying for instruction.

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Below is information on each training class offered:

BRC – Basic Rider Course, for beginners to learn to ride and earn their motorcycle endorsement on a furnished motorcycle.

3WBRC – Three-Wheel Basic Rider Course, for beginners who want to learn to ride three-wheel motorcycles instead of two-wheel motorcycles and earn a special (3-wheel only) motorcycle endorsement.

RRBRC – Returning Rider Basic Rider Course, for experienced riders who want to brush up on their skills on their own motorcycle and earn the motorcycle endorsement.

Reciprocity for Out-of-State Motorcycle Rider Training Courses - for riders applying for their Michigan motorcycle endorsement (CY) that have completed their training course outside the State of Michigan.

ARC – Advanced Rider Course, for endorsed riders who want to brush up on their skills on their own motorcycle.


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