(1) The motor vehicles division may, in its discretion, after the applicant
has successfully passed all parts of the motorcycle endorsement examination
other than the driving test, issue to the applicant a motorcycle endorsement
instruction permit, which entitles the applicant, while having the permit in
his immediate possession, to drive his motorcycle on public highways for a
period of 6 months when under the immediate and proximate control of a licensed
operator or chauffeur who has a motorcycle endorsement.
(2) A permit holder is under the immediate and proximate control of a
licensed operator or chauffeur who has a motorcycle endorsement if the
accompanying driver can see the permit holder, and is 300 feet or less from the
permit holder operating his motorcycle.