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DMV offers new motorcycle license pilot program

May is Motorcycle Safety Month, and the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles is making it easier for experienced motorcyclists to get the proper endorsement on their driver’s license and brush up on their safety training.

As part of a pilot program, DMV is accepting the license and skills course completion certificate from the Basic RiderCourse 2 (BRC2) administered through the Virginia Rider Training Program.

“We know that there are many experienced riders on the roads who don’t have their motorcycle endorsement. In fact, one-in-four motorcyclists involved in a crash are riding without a motorcycle endorsement,” said DMV Commissioner Gerald Lackey, the Governor’s Highway Safety Representative. “It’s our hope that by accepting the BRC2 certificate of completion we can cut down on the number of unendorsed riders. But most importantly we believe that getting motorcyclists the training they need will reduce motorcycle crashes, saving lives.”

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