July 11, BikeSafe NC Rider Skills Day

  • Status: Closed
  • Location: Greenville - Greenville PD (Google Map)
  • Address: 500 South Greene St., Greenville, NC 27834
  • Host Agency: Greenville Police Department
  • Date: Saturday July 11, 2020
  • Start Time: 8:45 AM sharp
  • Registration Deadline: Saturday July 11, 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
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
August 15, 2020 Greenville PD Greenville Open $0 More Info Register
September 12, 2020 Greenville PD Greenville Open $0 More Info Register
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Greenville and Pitt County are located in the north central coastal plain region of Eastern North Carolina, approximately 85 miles east of Raleigh, the capital city of North Carolina. Greenville is approximately 87 miles west of the Atlantic Ocean and app
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Greenville Police Department BikeSafe Assessors:

Ofc. Aaron Lemon
Site Coordinator
Ofc. Gary Barrett
Assessor
Ofc. Felix Monterrosa
Assessor

All BikeSafe NC assessors are carefully trained and certified.