06/09/2023 BikeSafe NC Rider Skills Day

  • Status: Closed
  • Location: Cary - NCSHP Cary Office (Google Map)
  • Address: 1142 SE Maynard Rd, Cary, NC 27511
  • Host Agency: NC State Highway Patrol
  • Date: Friday June 09, 2023
  • Start Time: 8:45 AM sharp
  • Registration Deadline: Monday June 05, 2023
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
October 13, 2023 10/13/23 NCSHP Charlotte Open $0 More Info Register
November 3, 2023 11/03/23 NCSHP Cary Open $0 More Info Register
November 17, 2023 11/17/23 NCSHP Charlotte Open $0 More Info Register
December 1, 2023 12/01/23 NCSHP Cary Open $0 More Info Register
December 8, 2023 12/08/23 NCSHP Charlotte Open $0 More Info Register
Rider Skills Day, 7/7/2023
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NCSHP Assessors:

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

All BikeSafe NC assessors are
carefully trained and certified.