November 12, BikeSafe NC Rider Skills Day

  • Status: Closed
  • Location: Greensboro - Greensboro Police Dept -- S Swing Rd (Google Map)
  • Address: 300 S Swing Rd, Greensboro, NC 27409
  • Host Agency: Greensboro Police Department
  • Date: Friday November 12, 2021
  • Start Time: 8:30 AM sharp
  • Registration Deadline: Thursday November 11, 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

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The Greensboro Police Department is a dynamic, full-service police organization comprised of 747 authorized personnel. Each of our police professionals is dedicated to making a positive difference in our community.
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Greensboro Police Department BikeSafe Assessors:

Ofc. Matthew Leahey
Site Coordinator
Ofc. Sean Patterson
Site Coordinator
Sgt. Benjamin Altizer
Assessor
Ofc. Deon Carter
Assessor
Sgt. John Donaldson
Assessor
Ofc. Tom Fetzer
Assessor

All BikeSafe NC assessors are carefully trained and certified.