WMST Policies

Required Riding Gear

  • A helmet that meets DOT standards
  • Long jeans or heavier material pants with no rips, tears or holes.
  • Long sleeve shirt or jacket that is weather appropriate.
  • Eye protection such as glasses, sunglasses, safety glasses or goggles.
  • Sturdy boots that cover the ankle with no more than a 1-inch heel.
  • Gloves that cover the entire hand.

You will not be permitted to ride without the required riding gear 

Attendance and Required Gear Policy

You must arrive on time to all portions of your course and be prepared to ride safely on the range
We must strictly adhere to the on time and prepared to ride safely policy.  Please be on time and arrive prepared with all the required riding gear listed.  Be sure to be prepared for the outdoor conditions. If you arrive late or unprepared to any portion of your course you will not be able to continue and it is a forfeit of your tuition.  Be sure you are on time and ready to ride.     

Cancellation & Reschedule Policy

Refunds will only be issued for cancellations made at least 10 days before the class. If you cancel less than 10 days before the class, you will forfeit your entire registration fee. If you would like to reschedule your class 10 days or more before the start of your class, there is a $25 rescheduling fee if rescheduled 10 days prior to the beginning of your class. Changes cannot be made less than 10 days before the start of your course.  If you are late, arrive unprepared or do not show up for your class, you forfeit your entire registration fee. 

Personal Motorcycle Use Policy

You may use your own motorcycle, scooter or 3 wheel motorcycle instead of using one of ours.  It must pass a safety inspection that the instructors will perform at the beginning of the riding portion of the course. You will be asked to provide proof of ownership and show that you are insured on the motorcycle, scooter or 3 wheel motorcycle you plan to ride. It must be street legal, meaning all required equipment is functional and it must be registered with license plates on it. If your course is in Silverdale, you must also have a stock exhaust system to comply with noise restrictions.  

Classroom and Range Locations

Most courses have a classroom component and a range riding component. Classrooms and ranges are located in Aberdeen, Auburn, Silverdale and Everett. In Everett there are multiple classrooms supporting one large range location.  Please check the classroom location for your course carefully.  WMST Classroom and Range Locations

How to add your permit or endorsement to your license

You are required to add your permit or endorsement to your license through the Washington LicenceExpress website.  Please see the link above to guide you through the process.  Your permit or endorsement will be available to add to your driving license three business days after successful completion of your testing.  Your permit or endorsement is not valid until you complete the process in LicenseExpress to renew or replace your driver’s license and pay the fee.    

What if you are not able to keep up with your course exercises?

Please read the course description of the course you are interested in taking carefully to be sure you meet the minimum requirements. If you are not able to complete your course successfully your options include enrolling in the course and paying the fee again, or taking a lower level course and then enrolling to re-take the original course. Refunds and credits are not issued if you are not able to safely complete the curriculum exercises. Understanding Expectations

Do you need a skills retest?

While our instructors will do as much as possible to help you learn to ride, we can not guarantee that you will learn to ride or that you will pass the knowledge or skills exams that are required to obtain your permit or endorsement.  If you were not able to successfully complete your skills testing included in your course please Schedule a WMST returning student retest.

Answers to our most common questions can be answered by visiting the Frequently Asked Questions page.