People operating motorcycles in the Virgin Islands are required to have a specific operator’s license or endorsement on their V.I. driver’s license, according to Jerris T. Browne, Director of the Bureau of Motor Vehicles. Motorcyclists will have 90 days to comply with this provision, or until May 15, 2012.
According to a V.I. Police Department press release, motorcyclists are requested to contact the Bureau of Motor Vehicles for specific instructions on obtaining licensing or endorsement to comply with the recent provision.
V.I. Police Commissioner, Henry E. White Jr. said that following the grace period, beginning May 15, 2012, V.I. police officers on St. Croix, St. Thomas, and St. John will make checks of motorcycle drivers to ensure compliance with the provision. White added that similar checks will also be made on Water Island.
For more information about motorcycle operator’s licenses and endorsements, please contact the Bureau of Motor Vehicle St. Thomas/Water Island at 774-4268, on St. Croix at 713-4268, or on St. John at 776-6262.