NMU Motorcycle Safety Program
Online Registration opens March 1, 2014
Northern Michigan University is one of 14 state sponsored regional training agencies providing motorcycle safety classes funded through a grant from the Michigan Department of State. Classes are offered at seven sites in locations throughout the west/central Upper Peninsula. With the popularity of motorcycle riding on the increase statewide and across the country this Motorcycle Safety Foundation based program offers riders of all skill levels some of the most comprehensive training available anywhere. All of our instructors are MSF certified rider coaches in addition to being experienced avid riders.
MICHIGAN HELMET LAW does not apply to the Michigan Motorcycle Safety Program. All students and RiderCoaches are required to wear protective clothing, including a helmet, while participating in the program. Key points.
Please read the following links prior to registration
Motorcycle Safety Courses
The BRC (Basic Rider Course details)
Who should take the BRC.
• New riders with little or no experience seeking a license endorsement.
• Riders who have twice failed the SOS third party skills test.
• Experienced riders who have never had formal training and want to update their skills.
The RRBRC (Returning Rider Basic Rider Course details)
This one day course is designed for the experienced but unlicensed rider to become licensed and legal. The RRBRC is not intended for new riders with little or no riding experience. Many experienced, licensed riders use this course as a refresher and skills tune up.
The ARC (Advanced Rider Course details)This one day course is designed for licensed, experienced riders to enhance their basic skills and help with personal risk assessment. Interactive classroom activities to improve perception and hazard awareness are combined with range exercises which enhance both basic skills and crash avoidance skills.