06/28/2024 BikeSafe NC Rider Skills Day

  • Status: Closed
  • Location: Durham Police Head Quarters (Google Map)
  • Address: 602 E. Main Street, Durham, NC 27701
  • Host Agency: Durham Police Dept.
  • Date: Friday June 28, 2024
  • Start Time: 9:00 AM sharp
  • Registration Deadline: Tuesday June 25, 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
  • 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 26, 2024 07/26/24 Durham PD Durham Open $0 More Info Register
August 30, 2024 08/30/24 Durham PD Durham Open $0 More Info Register
September 27, 2024 09/27/24 Durham PD Durham Open $0 More Info Register
October 25, 2024 10/25/24 Durham PD Durham Closed $0 More Info
Rider Skills Day, 5/26/2023
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Durham PD Assessors:

Cpl. Scott Bell
Site Coordinator
Ofc. Brock Chambers
Ofc. Matthew Garvin
Ofc. Collin Miller
Ofc. Rashaud Trice

All BikeSafe NC assessors are
carefully trained and certified.