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To participate in any of our riding courses you must comply with curriculum and state guidelines for riding safety equipment. Please review the specifications. Under no circumstances can anyone participate in riding activities without all the appropriate riding gear.
Four of the most frequently asked questions...

Can I use my own riding gear?

Yes, you may use your riding gear providing it meets the requirements.

Does MTII provide riding gear?

MTII provides helmet. It is highly recommended that you bring a DOT approved helmet sized right for you.

What if I forgot my riding gear?

If you are not able to meet the riding gear requirements and are missing items other than those MTII will provide you, YOU WILL NOT BE PERMITTED TO RIDE!

Are there any exceptions?

There are no exceptions to the riding gear requirements. It is mandated by the Florida Rider Training Program that all riders be sufficiently protected at all times in the training environment.

Helmet - DOT approved

Helmet - Full-face, 3/4 and Half helmets are acceptable provided that they meet minimum DOT certification. Personal helmets are subject to inspection for the DOT certification and that they are in good working condition.

Eye Protection

Eye protection - Face shield, goggles or some form of sun/eye glasses. They may be tinted or clear. Ordinary prescription glasses may be worn. For night training eye protection must be clear.

Helmet and Eye protection

Long Sleeves, Pants and Gloves
Long Sleeves

Long sleeve T-shirt or dress shirt that reaches the wrist or jacket are all acceptable.

Sturdy Pants

You must wear pants! No exceptions. Denim or leather jeans are preferred. All pants are required to have NO holes in them and must come down to the foot. Dress slacks, spandex, cotton leggings, and sweatpants are NOT permissible.

Full-finger Gloves

Must be full finger and cannot be open on the back of the hand or knuckles. Gloves must be motorcycle specific or sturdy leather or synthetic. (Dishwashing gloves and surgeon's gloves are NOT permissible)

Over-the-ankle Boots or Shoes

MUST completely cover your ankle and have little to no heel. Your footwear should have a good rubber sole for traction and the heel shouldn't be higher than what is commonly on a "work boot".

Canvas or other fabrics that do not provide support are not permissible. Example: The classic Converse All Star "Chuck Taylor" or dress shoe are examples of shoes that DO NOT meet the requirements.

Boots - over-the-ankle
Shoes must cover and encase the ankle where the top of the shoe is above the ankle bone.
Boots - over-the-ankle
Boots - over-the-ankle



In today's economy motorcycles and motorcycling are an economical and environmentally good choice as an alternative means of transportation. To help, MTII offers the Financial Aid Program.


Community involvement since 1998. MTII participates locally and nationally in special events supporting and promoting motorcycle safety and awareness. Want to see us at your next motorcycle event to promote rider education and safety give us a call.


MTII has supporters throughout Florida that proudly support for rider education by displaying our brochures and posters. When you visit one of our supporters take a moment to let them know how valuable their support is to you as a rider.