October 1, BikeSafe NC Rider Skills Day

  • Status: Closed
  • Location: Raleigh - Raleigh Police Dept NW District (Google Map)
  • Address: 8016 Glenwood Ave, (park in front lot facing Glenwood Ave), Raleigh, NC 27612
  • Host Agency: Raleigh Police Department
  • Date: Friday October 01, 2021
  • Start Time: 8:45 AM sharp
  • Registration Deadline: Thursday September 30, 2021
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 17, 2021 Raleigh PD Raleigh Open $0 More Info Register

In the spirit of service, the Raleigh Police Department exists to preserve and improve the quality of life, instill peace and protect property through unwavering attention to our duties in partnership with the community.
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Raleigh Police Department BikeSafe Assessors:

Ofc. Mike Caron
Regional Coordinator
Ofc. Nick Piatek
Site Coordinator
Ofc. Roger Baxter
Sgt. Brian Scioli
Ofc. Chris Vela
Ofc. Jim Willauer

All BikeSafe NC assessors are carefully trained and certified.