How old do I have to be to drive a motorcycle?

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The minimum age to operate a motorcycle in North Dakota is 14 years of age. Applicants who are 14 or 15 years of age may be issued a motorcycle learner's permit by successfully completing an approved motorcycle safety course. After two months with a learner's permit, operators under 16 may apply for a motorcycle license.  Any person under 16 years of age who holds a permit or license is restricted to the operation of a motorcycle powered with an engine of 250 cubic centimeters or less.