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RULE §98.104Student Admission Requirements

(a) Entry-level courses are open to any individual who is at least 15 years old.

(b) Non-entry-level courses are open to any individual who holds a Class M driver's license or an equivalent out-of-state license.

(c) To be eligible for student admission to any course, an individual younger than 18 years of age must provide the motorcycle school with written consent, signed by the individual's parent or legal guardian, for the individual to participate as a student in the course and to receive medical treatment for any injury that may occur at the motorcycle school. The signature of the parent or legal guardian on the written consent must be notarized or provided in person at the training site.

(d) Prior to accepting payment from an individual for admission to an entry-level course, a motorcycle school must inform the individual in writing of:

  (1) the school's policy regarding any attempts the school allows students to make to pass the knowledge examination, the riding skills test required for the course, and any associated fees; and

  (2) the requirement that a student whose riding performance creates an unmanageable danger on the range, as determined by the instructor, must be removed from the course.

(e) A motorcycle school must inform each student in writing of the department's name, mailing address, telephone number, and website address for the purpose of directing complaints to the department.

(f) If registration is performed by telephone, the information required by subsection (d) must be provided to the individual before the payment becomes non-refundable.

Source Note: The provisions of this §98.104 adopted to be effective September 1, 2020, 45 TexReg 6088; amended to be effective September 1, 2021, 46 TexReg 5410; amended to be effective January 1, 2024, 48 TexReg 7980

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