09/30/2022 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 September 30, 2022
  • Start Time: 8:45 AM sharp
  • Registration Deadline: Friday August 26, 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
  • 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 29, 2023 09/29/23 Durham PD Durham Open $0 More Info Register
October 27, 2023 10/27/23 Durham PD Durham Open $0 More Info Register
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.