11/16/2024 BikeSafe NC Rider Skills Day

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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 day involves classroom discussion and active riding skills assessment by qualified BikeSafe Assessors. Our typical agenda includes:
  • Morning classroom session
  • Short Ride (Students are paired with assessors and ride a specified route for around 30-40 minutes)
  • Break for Lunch
  • Afternoon classroom session (Includes feedback from motor officers)
  • Long Ride (Students are paired with assessors and ride a specified route for around 45-60 minutes)
  • Final classroom session involving feedback from motor officers
Requirements:
  • Legal Motorcycle Endorsement or Motorcycle Learner's Permit
  • Students must bring a properly insured and registered motorcycle to ride for class
  • Legal Helmet (must meet the D.O.T. safety standard)
  • Over-the-ankle foot protection
  • Long sleeve shirt
  • Long pants
  • Full fingered gloves
  • Eye Protection (if not wearing a full-faced helmet)
Date Host Agency Location Status Fee
September 21, 2024 09/21/24 Wilmington PD Wilmington Open $0 More Info Register
November 16, 2024 11/16/24 Wilmington PD Wilmington Open $0 More Info Register
January 11, 2025 01/11/25 Wilmington PD Wilmington Open $0 More Info Register
March 8, 2025 03/08/25 Wilmington PD Wilmington Open $0 More Info Register
May 17, 2025 05/17/25 Wilmington PD Wilmington Open $0 More Info Register
July 12, 2025 07/12/25 Wilmington PD Wilmington Open $0 More Info Register
Rider Skills Day, 10/21/2023
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Wilmington PD Assessors:

Ofc. Scott Bramley
Site Coordinator
Cpl. Brendan McInerney
Site Coordinator
Ofc. Michael Brannon
Assessor
Ofc. Hayden Ross
Assessor

All BikeSafe NC assessors are
carefully trained and certified.