December 11, BikeSafe NC Rider Skills Day

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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 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
  • 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
December 11, 2020 Jax PD Jacksonville Open $0 More Info Register

Jacksonville Police Department is a Flagship Nationally Accredited Law Enforcement agency serving the City of Jacksonville, North Carolina. The department is comprised of 120 sworn officers and 30 support staff members led by Police Chief Michael G. Yani
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Jacksonville Police Department BikeSafe Assessors:

Cpl. Tony Frazier
Regional Coordinator
Lt. Phillip Williams
Site Coordinator
Lt. Mark Ketchum
Sgt. James Smallwood III

All BikeSafe NC assessors are carefully trained and certified.