08/12/2022 BikeSafe NC Rider Skills Day

  • Status: Closed
  • Location: Winston-Salem - Winston-Salem Police Department District 1 Office Complex (Google Map)
  • Address: 7836 North Point Blvd, Winston-Salem, NC 27106
  • Host Agency: Winston-Salem Police Dept.
  • Date: Friday August 12, 2022
  • Start Time: 8:45 AM sharp
  • Registration Deadline: Friday August 12, 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)
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Rider Skills Day, 10/22/2022
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Winston-Salem PD Assessors:

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

All BikeSafe NC assessors are
carefully trained and certified.