07/19/2024 BikeSafe NC Rider Skills Day

  • Status: Closed
  • Location: Charlotte - IMAP Building (Google Map)
  • Address: 2327 Tipton Drive, Charlotte, NC 28206
  • Host Agency: NC State Highway Patrol
  • Date: Friday July 19, 2024
  • Start Time: 8:45 AM sharp
  • Registration Deadline: Tuesday July 16, 2024
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
July 19, 2024 07/19/24 NCSHP Cary Closed $0 More Info
July 19, 2024 07/19/24 NCSHP Charlotte Closed $0 More Info
August 23, 2024 08/23/24 NCSHP Cary Open $0 More Info Register
August 23, 2024 08/23/24 NCSHP Charlotte Open $0 More Info Register
September 20, 2024 09/20/24 NCSHP Cary Open $0 More Info Register
September 27, 2024 09/27/24 NCSHP Charlotte Open $0 More Info Register
Rider Skills Day, 12/8/2023
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NCSHP Assessors:

Sgt. Rodney Huffstickler
Statewide Coordinator
Sgt. William Henning
Site Coordinator
Trp. Chris Maher
Site Coordinator
Trp. Brandon McRae
Site Coordinator
Sgt. James Pickard
Site Coordinator
Trp. Dedrick Anders
Assessor
Trp. Ceon Cayco
Assessor
Trp. Christopher Cross
Assessor
Trp. Blake Fisher
Assessor
Trp. Samuel Johnson
Assessor
Sgt. Michael Loukos
Assessor
Trp. Jacob Mann
Assessor
Trp. Daniel Sharpe
Assessor
Sgt. Jonathan Sherrill
Assessor

All BikeSafe NC assessors are
carefully trained and certified.