09/23/2022 BikeSafe NC Rider Skills Day

  • Status: Closed
  • Location: Morrisville - Morrisville Police Department (Google Map)
  • Address: 260 Town Hall Dr. #C, Morrisville, NC 27560
  • Host Agency: Morrisville Police Department
  • Date: Friday September 23, 2022
  • Start Time: 8:45 AM sharp
  • Registration Deadline: Tuesday September 20, 2022
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
October 22, 2022 10/22/22 Morrisville PD Morrisville Open $0 More Info Register
November 18, 2022 11/18/22 Morrisville PD Morrisville Open $0 More Info Register
December 16, 2022 12/16/22 Morrisville PD Morrisville Open $0 More Info Register
Rider Skills Day, 8/27/2022
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Morrisville PD Assessors:

Ofc. Gerald Morris
Site Coordinator
Sgt. Chad Penland
Assessor

All BikeSafe NC assessors are
carefully trained and certified.