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Motorcycle Safety Course Detail

The RRBRC (Returning Rider Basic Rider Course)

Location/Date:
May 10, 2014 - Kingsford*
May 10, 2014 - Marquette*
June 28, 2014 - Rapid River*
 
*Michigan residents only
 
Time:  8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (One Day Courses)
 
Cost: $25 non-refundable fee.

This one day course is based on the BRC however 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. All safety equipment required for the BRC also applies to the RRBRC. Michigan riders only.

Topics include: braking, counter steering, turning, speed judgment, and other techniques necessary for the experienced rider to operate a motorcycle skillfully and safely. The RRBRC have 3 hours of classroom and 4 hours of range activity including a 25 question written test and range skills test. Successful completion qualifies riders for a Michigan Certificate of Completion, which can be used to add a motorcycle (CY) endorsement to a driver’s license and allows a student to waive the Secretary of State riding skills test.

Student age: Students under the age of 18 are allowed to take the Returning Rider Basic Rider Course starting at age 15 if they have a valid driver’s license (Level 1, 2 or 3 graduated driver license) and a parent or guardian signed liability waiver form.

Training motorcycles: Provided by NMU. Scooters will be allowed provided they are titled, properly registered, and display a valid license plate. Each student must provide proof of insurance and the bike must pass a safety inspection.

Proficiency screening: At the beginning of class all students will be required to complete two exercises demonstrating basic motorcycle operation proficiency. Students not meeting these baseline skills will not be allowed to continue with the course and will be encouraged to enroll in the BRC.

This course is funded by a grant from the Michigan Department of State Motorcycle Safety Program and follows the same guidelines as the BRC.

• You must possess the signed liability waiver form to be admitted to the class.
• To participate on the riding range, you must wear protective clothing.