General Information

As of July 1, 2008, per s. 322.12(5)(a), F.S., every first-time applicant (regardless of age) for licensure to operate a motorcycle must provide proof of completion of a motorcycle safety course before the applicant may be licensed to operate a motorcycle. Riding a motorcycle without the endorsement is a criminal violation. 

 

Spring 2017 Schedule - Motorcycle Safety

 

Basic Rider Course -  Motorcycle Safety Basic Rider Course is a 2 day course designed for beginning riders. The course is from 7am-4pm, each day, with a 1 hour lunch break. The Basic Rider Course consists of 16 hours of instruction including 5 hours in the classroom and 11 hours of intense riding on the parking lot range. This course will teach students how to operate a motorcycle safely and strongly emphasizes the special skills and mental attitude required for dealing with everyday riding. Participants will use bikes provided by NWF State College.

Fee $200.00             Classes meet on the Niceville Campus, Building 700, Room 005 (Public Safety Driving Range)

Course Code - XCE6539

Dates                                    Course Reference Numbers

December 3-4                      11930

December 10-11                 11931

December 14-15                 12027   

December 17-18                 12028   

January 7-8, 2017               10001

January 14-15                      10002

January 18-19                      10003

January 21-22                      10004

January 28-29                      10005

February 4-5                        10006

February 11-12                    10007

February 15-16                     10009

February 18-19                    10008

February 25-26                    10010

March 4-5                            10011

March 11-12                        10012

March 15-16                        10013

March 18-19                        10014

March 25-26                        10015

April 1-2                              10016

April 8-9                              10017

April 12-13                          10018

April 15-16                          10019 

April 22-23                          10020

April 29-30                          10021

May 6-7                              10022

May 13-14                           10023

May 17-18                          10024

May 20-21                          10025

May 27-28                           10026

June 3-4                             10027

June 10-11                         10028

June 14-15                         10029

June 17-18                         10035

June 24-25                         10036

July 1-2                              10037

July 8-9                              10050

July 15-16                          10051

July 19-20                          10052

July 22-23                          10053

July 29-30                          10054

 

Requirements:

  • Must have at least an automobile learners license to take the BRC

  • Motorcycles and helmets (full face and 3/4) are provided, or you may bring your own DOT approved helmet

Students must provide proper riding attire, to include:

 

  • Eye Protection

  • Full Finger Gloves

  • Long Pants (preferably denim jeans)

  • Long Sleeve Shirt

  • Over Ankle Boots 

  • If it rains the day of your class, we will still ride. You may want to invest in an inexpensive two piece rain suit

 

Advanced Rider Course - Motorcycle Safety Advanced Rider/Sport Bike Course. This 8 hour course is designed for experienced motorcycle riders to complement the skills learned and experienced in previous rider courses. The course is from 7am-4pm. Special emphasis is given to self-assessment, risk management, rider behavior, riding strategies, and overall skill development, particularly in braking, cornering, and swerving procedures and techniques. This training is conducted on your own bike.

Fee $90.00 ($100 fee as of January 1, 2017)

Classes meet on the Niceville Campus, Building 710, Room 005 (Public Safety Driving Range)

Course Code - XCE6541

Dates                    Course Reference Numbers

December 16              12029

January 20, 2017         10038 - Note Fee Change to $100

February 17                 10039

March 17                     10040

April 21                       10041

May 19                        10042

June 16                       10043

July 21                        10044

 

Requirements:

  • Must have a motorcycle endorsement on your license

  • Must provide your own motorcycle for riding in the course

  • Bring your own DOT approved helmet

 

Students must provide proper riding attire, to include:eye protection

 

  • long-sleeve shirt, top, or jacket

  • full-finger gloves

  • long pants (preferably denim jeans)

  • long sleeve shirt

  • over ankle boots

  • If it rains the day of your class, we will still ride. You may want to invest in an inexpensive two piece rain suit.

NEW

Private Lessons are available upon request. These lessons will be 2 hours of basic riding skills with one-on-one instruction.

Call to schedule a lesson.

Fee: $100

Course Reference Number - 12155

 

 


Motorcycle Safety Program
Contact: Mike Hulion
Office Phone: (850) 729-5209
E-mail: motorcyclesafety@nwfsc.edu