September 24, BikeSafe NC Rider Skills Day

  • Status: Closed
  • Location: Twin Rivers Mall (Police Sub Station) (Google Map)
  • Address: 3134 Dr M L King Jr. Blvd. (Backside of Mall), New Bern , NC 28562
  • Host Agency: New Bern Police Dept
  • Date: Friday September 24, 2021
  • Start Time: 8:45 AM sharp
  • Registration Deadline: Friday September 24, 2021
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
Requirements:
  • 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
October 22, 2021 New Bern PD New Bern Closed $0 More Info
November 5, 2021 New Bern PD New Bern Open $0 More Info Register
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New Bern Police Dept BikeSafe Assessors:

Ofc. Scott Johnson
Site Coordinator
Ofc. Kevin Brice
Assessor
Ofc. Mike Felicies
Assessor
Ofc. Casey Garrison
Assessor
Ofc. Jim Rowe
Assessor
Ofc. Aaron Williams
Assessor
Sgt. Billy Zerby
Assessor

All BikeSafe NC assessors are carefully trained and certified.