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2019-2020                             DDS MISSION & CORE VALUES

MOTORCYCLE                                Our Mission
                                          To provide secure driver and identity credentials to our
GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF DRIVER SERVICES     customers with excellence and respect.

CONTENTS                                  Our Core Values:

   DDS Motorcycle Training	           2   • Trusted Service
Motorcycle Rider Licensing	           4   • Ethical Actions
                                      24  • Accountable to All
      Being in Shape to Ride	         26  • Motivated to Excellence
                Before You Ride	      28  #AchievingNewHeightsin2019
        Vehicle Control Skills	       36  Title VI Policy Statement
              Street Strategies	      38
                                      39  The Georgia Department of Driver Services (DDS) is committed to compliance
      Roadway Management	                 with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and all related nondiscrimination
   Special Riding Situations	         40  authorities. DDS assures that no person shall, on the grounds of race, color,
                                          national origin, sex, age, disability, low-income, and Limited English Profi-
     Passengers, Cargo and            41  ciency (LEP), be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or
                    Group Riding      43  be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program or activity. DDS
                                      44  further assures that every effort will be made to ensure nondiscrimination in all
              Factors Affecting           programs and activities, whether or not those programs and activities are feder-
           Rider Performance              ally funded. In addition, DDS will take reasonable steps to provide meaningful
    Three-Wheeled Vehicles	               access to services for persons with Limited English Proficiency. Finally, DDS
                                          agrees to abide by the Title VI Program Assurances and to ensure that written
                              Trikes      agreements with any party for federally funded programs or services will include
Motorcycles with a Sidecar                the applicable Title VI language as provided in the Title VI Program Assurances.
                                          The DDS Title VI Program Coordinator is responsible for oversight of the Title
                                          VI Program and ensuring compliance with the requirements provided in 49
                                          Code of Federal Regulations (C.F.R) Part 21 and 49 C.F.R. Part 303. The Title
                                          VI Program Coordinator and all Division Directors are authorized to effectively
                                          implement the Title VI Program on behalf of the Department.

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 Customer Service Center.
 DDS Online Services enable thousands of Georgia drivers to conduct many transactions via                                                                                                                                        DDS-2203-P (3/2017) and eliminate a visit to a DDS Customer Service Center (CSC). This saves cus-
 tomers valuable time and money. DDS does not charge an additional fee for choosing Internet
 Services. A $5.00 discount may apply for eligible license types that are renewed on the internet.

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                              This manual is produced by the Governmental Affairs and Communications Division.

The information contained in this publication is intended for motorcycle operators; it does not address all laws, restrictions, requirements and other issues that all highway users
must know and observe in order to safely and responsibly operate a motor vehicle on Georgia’s roadways. Motorcycle operators are also required to read and understand the
The information contained in this publication is offered for the benefit of those who have an interest in riding motorcycles. The information has been compiled from
publications, interviews and observations of individuals and organizations familiar with the use of motorcycles, accessories, and training. Because there are many
differences in product design, riding styles, federal, state and local laws, there may be organizations and individuals who hold differing opinions.

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