August 25, BikeSafe NC Rider Skills Day

  • Status: Closed
  • Location: Charlotte - IMAP Building (Google Map)
  • Address: 2327 Tipton Drive, Charlotte, NC 28206
  • Host Agency: NC State Highway Patrol
  • Date: Friday August 25, 2017
  • Start Time: 8:45 AM sharp
  • Registration Deadline: Friday August 11, 2017
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 class involves classroom discussion and active riding skills assessment by qualified BikeSafe Assessors. The typical agenda includes:
  • Morning classroom session
  • Short Ride (Drivers are paired with assessors and drive a specified course for around 45 minutes)
  • Break for Lunch
  • Afternoon classroom session (Includes feedback from motor officers)
  • Long Ride (Drivers are paired with assessors and drive a specified course for around 75 minutes)
  • Final classroom session involving feedback from motor officers
Requirements:
  • Legal Motorcycle Endorsement
  • Proper Registration
  • Insurance
  • Legal Helmet
  • Over-the-ankle foot protection
  • Long sleeve shirt
  • Long pants
  • Full fingered gloves
  • Eye Protection

Upcoming Classes

Date Host Agency Location Status Fee Options
August 25, 2017 NCSHP Charlotte Closed $0 More Info

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol's primary mission is to reduce collisions and make the highways of North Carolina as safe as possible.
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NC State Highway Patrol BikeSafe Assessors:

Sgt. Mike Conwell
Statewide Coordinator
Trp. David Simmons
Statewide Coordinator
Trp. James Pickard
Site Coordinator
Trp. Corey Thompson
Site Coordinator
Trp. Ceon Cayco
Assessor
Trp. Blake Fisher
Assessor
Trp. Jonathan Sherrill
Assessor
Trp. Phillip Thornton
Assessor
Trp. Christopher Wooten
Assessor

All BikeSafe NC assessors are carefully trained and certified.