July 19, BikeSafe NC Rider Skills Day

  • Status: Closed
  • Location: Wake Forest - Wake Forest Police Department Main Station (Google Map)
  • Address: S. Taylor St. , Wake Forest, NC 27587
  • Host Agency: Wake Forest Police Department
  • Date: Friday July 19, 2019
  • Start Time: 8:45 AM sharp
  • Registration Deadline: Thursday July 18, 2019
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
November 8, 2019 WFPD Wake Forest Open $0 More Info Register
December 7, 2019 WFPD Wake Forest Open $0 More Info Register

It is the mission of the Wake Forest Police Department to safeguard the lives and property of the people we serve, to reduce the incidence and fear of crime, and to enhance public safety while working with the community to improve their quality of life.
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Wake Forest Police Department BikeSafe Assessors:

Ofc. John Boone
Site Coordinator
Lt. Trent Coleman
Cpl. Kyle Dickens
Lt. Jason Graham

All BikeSafe NC assessors are carefully trained and certified.