Do you need a motorcycle license to drive a scooter in Texas?

Yes. In Texas, you must possess a Class J learner’s permit or Class M motorcycle license to operate a motor-driven cycle (a motorcycle with an engine displacement of 250cc or less) or a moped (a motor-driven cycle that cannot attain a speed of greater than 30 mph and the engine has a displacement less than 50cc and cannot produce more than two brake horsepower).