April 18, BikeSafe NC Rider Skills Day

  • Status: Closed
  • Location: Holly Springs - Holleman Room (Town Hall) (Google Map)
  • Address: 128 South Main St , Holly Springs , NC 27540
  • Host Agency: Holly Springs Police Dept.
  • Date: Friday April 18, 2014
  • Start Time: 8:45 AM sharp
  • Registration Deadline: Friday April 18, 2014
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 16, 2014 HSPD Holly Springs Open $0 More Info Register
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The Holly Springs Police Department, working in partnership with the citizens we serve, shall endeavor and remain committed through professional, ethical, and impartial policing practices to preserve life, protect property, and maintain order for all who
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Holly Springs Police Dept. BikeSafe Assessors:

Ofc. Alan Laws
Site Coordinator
Sgt. Ray Tyndall
Site Coordinator
Lt. Robbie Parrish
Assessor
Ofc. Christopher Singletary
Assessor

All BikeSafe NC assessors are carefully trained and certified.