April 11, BikeSafe NC Rider Skills Day

  • Status: Closed
  • Location: Castle Hayne - Sheriff's Office (Google Map)
  • Address: 3950 Juvenile Center Road, Castle Hayne, NC 28429
  • Host Agency: New Hanover Sheriffs Office
  • Date: Saturday April 11, 2020
  • Start Time: 8:45 AM sharp
  • Registration Deadline: Wednesday April 01, 2020
BikeSafe Rider Skills Days involve background information and training related to 5 areas:
  • Motorcycle Control (Covers Acceleration, Braking, Clutch Control, and Smoothness)
  • Hazard Management (Covers Observation, Planning, Approach Position, Safety Margin, Reaction to Signs, Perception of Danger, and Reaction to Danger)
  • Cornering (Covers Curve Assessment, Approach Position, Approach Speed, and Safety Margin)
  • Overtaking (Covers Planning and Following Position)
  • Roadcraft (Covers Mirrors / Rear Obstacles, Use of Signals, and Attitude)
The class involves classroom discussion and active riding skills assessment by qualified BikeSafe Assessors. The typical agenda includes:
  • Morning classroom session
  • Short Ride (Drivers are paired with assessors and drive a specified course for around 45 minutes)
  • Break for Lunch
  • Afternoon classroom session (Includes feedback from motor officers)
  • Long Ride (Drivers are paired with assessors and drive a specified course for around 75 minutes)
  • Final classroom session involving feedback from motor officers
  • Legal Motorcycle Endorsement
  • Proper Registration
  • Insurance
  • Legal Helmet
  • Over-the-ankle foot protection
  • Long sleeve shirt
  • Long pants
  • Full fingered gloves
  • Eye Protection

Upcoming Classes

Date Host Agency Location Status Fee Options
June 13, 2020 NHSO Castle Hayne Closed $0 More Info
June 27, 2020 NHSO Castle Hayne Open $0 More Info Register

The Sheriff's Alcohol Field Enforcement Unit (S.A.F.E.) is composed of eleven highly motivated Deputies whose primary goal is to reduce the number of wrecks in our county through aggressive speed and alcohol violation enforcement.
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New Hanover Sheriffs Office BikeSafe Assessors:

Sgt. David Dombrowski
Site Coordinator
Cpl. Adam Bondarek
Lt. Mark Clemens
Dep. Tyler Dwyer
Cpl. Randall Harris
Dep. Nicholas Riccardi

All BikeSafe NC assessors are carefully trained and certified.