05/27/2023 BikeSafe NC Rider Skills Day

  • Status: 6 seats available
  • Location: Twin Rivers Mall (Police Sub Station) (Google Map)
  • Address: 3134 Dr M L King Jr. Blvd. (Backside of Mall), New Bern , NC 28562
  • Host Agency: New Bern Police Dept
  • Date: Saturday May 27, 2023
  • Start Time: 8:45 AM sharp
  • Registration Deadline: Thursday May 25, 2023
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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
April 22, 2023 04/22/23 New Bern PD New Bern Open $0 More Info Register
May 27, 2023 05/27/23 New Bern PD New Bern Open $0 More Info Register
June 24, 2023 06/24/23 New Bern PD New Bern Open $0 More Info Register
July 22, 2023 07/22/23 New Bern PD New Bern Open $0 More Info Register
August 26, 2023 08/26/23 New Bern PD New Bern Open $0 More Info Register
September 30, 2023 09/30/23 New Bern PD New Bern Open $0 More Info Register
Rider Skills Day, 9/17/2022
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New Bern PD Assessors:

Ofc. Scott Johnson
Regional Coordinator
Ofc. Casey Garrison
Site Coordinator
Ofc. Kevin Brice
Assessor
Ofc. Rachaud Russell
Assessor
Ofc. Aaron Williams
Assessor
Sgt. Billy Zerby
Assessor

All BikeSafe NC assessors are
carefully trained and certified.