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. 

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 710, Room 005 (Public Safety Driving Range)

Course Code - XCE6539

Dates                                    Course Reference Numbers

October 8-9                          11921

October 12-13                     11922

October 15-16                     11923

October 22-23                     11924

October 29-30                     11925

November 5-6                      11926

November 12-13                 11927

November 16-17                 11928

November 19-20                 11929

December 3-4                      11930

December 10-11                 11931

December 14-15                 12027   

December 17-18                 12028   

 

 

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

Course Code - XCE6541

Dates                    Course Reference Numbers

October 14                 11934

November 18             11935

December 16              12029

 

 

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.

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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