09/23/2022 BikeSafe NC Rider Skills Day

  • Status: Closed
  • Location: WINSTON SALEM - WSPD Special Operations Building (Google Map)
  • Address: 121 Polo Rd, WINSTON SALEM, NC 27105
  • Host Agency: Winston-Salem Police Dept.
  • Date: Friday September 23, 2022
  • Start Time: 8:45 AM sharp
  • Registration Deadline: Friday September 23, 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 21, 2022 10/21/22 Winston-Salem PD WINSTON SALEM Open $0 More Info Register
November 18, 2022 11/18/22 Winston-Salem PD WINSTON SALEM Open $0 More Info Register
Rider Skills Day, 9/10/2021
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Winston-Salem PD Assessors:

Sgt. Joshua Sheets
Regional Coordinator
Ofc. Justin Anderson
Site Coordinator
Ofc. Stephen Boissey
Site Coordinator
Sgt. Dan Battjes
Assessor
Cpl. James Carter
Assessor
Ofc. Elijah Cox
Assessor
Ofc. Mouhamadou Dime
Assessor
Ofc. Joo Hwang
Assessor
Ofc. Ron Robertson
Assessor
Ofc. Paul Spicer
Assessor

All BikeSafe NC assessors are
carefully trained and certified.