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Motorcycle Rider Safety Training

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Basic Rider Course
is designed by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation and provides 22 hours of class work and practical riding skills for new riders, or for experienced riders who want to improve their riding skills.

  • Motorcycles provided
  • Small class size
  • High quality, experience instructors
  • Driver's License required
  • Motorcycle permit or endorsement is not required

Successful graduates of this course will receive a waiver card for the on-bike skills portion (road test) of the NC DMV motorcycle license test. This course meets the guidelines of the Motorcycle Safety Foundation and the N.C. Motorcycle Safety Education Program.

Students need to bring a pen and dress appropriately for riding, including:

  • long pants
  • long sleeves
  • full fingered gloves
  • protective eyewear (sunglasses are ok)
  • over the ankle footwear
  • helmet

*There are some helmets available for students who need to borrow one.

Price:
$185

*If for any reason a student cannot successfully complete this class, they will need to re-register at their own expense.

Location: All motorcycle courses take place on our Monroe campus - 4209 Old Charlotte Hwy, Monroe, NC

July 9, 11-12 Thursday 6pm-10pm, Sat/Sun 7:30am-5:30pm
August 4-6 Tuesday 8am-12pm, Wed./Thur. 7:30-5:30pm
August 27, 29-30
Thursday 6pm-10pm, Sat/Sun 7:30am-5:30pm
Sept 10, 12-13
Thursday 6pm-10pm, Sat/Sun 7:30am-5:30pm
Sept 24, 26-27
Thursday 6pm-10pm, Sat/Sun 7:30am-5:30pm
October 8, 10-11
Thursday 6pm-10pm, Sat/Sun 7:30am-5:30pm
October 22, 24-25
Thursday 6pm-10pm, Sat/Sun 7:30am-5:30pm
November 5, 7-8
Thursday 6pm-10pm, Sat/Sun 7:30am-5:30pm


Under 18? State law requires that anyone under 18 who applies to obtain a motorcycle learner’s permit or a driver license with a motorcycle endorsement must pass a course taught by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation or the N.C. Motorcycle Safety Education Program. Students must be at least 16 to take the Motorcycle: Basic Rider course and a driver's license or permit is not required. This is a safety course that provides a DMV waiver card; the course does not provide, or guarantee, a license; adding a motorcycle license endorsement to a North Carolina Driver's License is regulated by the DMV; check  the DMV website or handbook for current guidelines.  All minors must complete a Course Waiver and Minor Release form in order to participate in the course. Click here for: Course Waiver form AND Minor Release Form.

The law in North Carolina requires the operator of any motorcycle to have a motorcycle endorsement shown on their driver license or possess a motorcycle learner permit. A motorcycle learner’s permit will be issued for only 12 months, and only one renewal of six months will be allowed.  

For information about motorcycle classes, contact Carole Lynn Simmons at 704-290-5258/csimmons@spcc.edu or Ron Rutherford at 704-242-4483.


Experienced Rider Course is designed for motorcycle riders who already have their motorcycle license or their motorcycle permit and have riding experience. Riders who successfully complete this class must pass a written and skills test to be awarded a waiver card for the skills portion of the NC DMV license test. The law in North Carolina requires the operator of any motorcycle to have a motorcycle endorsement shown on their driver license or possess a motorcycle learner permit. Effective Jan. 1, 2011, a motorcycle learner’s permit will be issued for only 12 months, and only one renewal of six months will be allowed.

Students must bring their own bike, MC permit or license, provide their own safe and street legal motorcycle, and show proof of insurance.

This is a one day class and students must be at least 16 years of age.

Price: $84.00

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