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Motorcycle Course Information

Motorcycle Safety

 


General Course Enrollment Information

  • Refer to the registration instructions or contact Motorcycle Certification at 715-365-4641 or 800-544-3039 ext. 4641 for a registration packet and course schedule
  • Classes offered in the morning, evening, and weekends
  • Up to 9 students allowed in class
  • To successfully complete the course and be issued waiver of authorization, the participant must:
  • Topics Covered
    • Be on time and attend all classes.
    • Participate in classroom discussions.
    • Provide written answers to study questions.
    • Pass the 50-question multiple choice knowledge test that addresses basic knowledge related to riding procedures and traffic strategies.
    • Pass the riding assessment that measures riding competencies. The riding assessment consists of four exercises: a limited-space maneuver, stopping, swerving, and cornering.
    • Introduction to motorcycling
    • Protective gear/what to wear
    • Motorcycle controls
    • Street strategies to avoid trouble and stay safe
    • How to maneuver your motorcycle
    • Avoiding obstacles
    • Lane changes
    • Riding at night
    • Swerving
    • Collision avoidance skills
    • Dealing with special situations
  • Riding Gear Required
    • Long sleeve shirt or jacket
    • Long non-flare pants
    • Sturdy shoes that cover the ankle
    • Full fingered gloves
    • Eye protection
    • DOT approved ¾ or full face helmet (College does have helmets to use)
  • Optional items
    • Rain gear
    • Drinking water
    • Snacks or lunch
    • Bug repellent
    • Sunscreen
  • Class can be taken with spouse/child/friend
    • Please send registration forms in together

Basic Rider Course License Waiver

  • Summer 2018 course fee $264.40, includes workbook and all other materials
  • 16 hours classroom and range
  • 3 hour online eCourse required prior to start of class
    • eCourse provided by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF)
    • Cost of eCourse $19.99 paid to MSF
    • Students must bring printed completion form to class
  • Participants with little or no previous riding experience are strongly encouraged to enroll in the four-day weekday format
  • Motorcycles provided for this course
    • All motorcycles are 250cc or smaller
    • Variety of makes and models to choose from
  • Students must be at least 15 ½ years of age and have completed the classroom portion of Driver’s Education
  • Participants under age 18 must provide written parental permission to register for the course. If a person is under 18 years of age, they will need verification of enrollment in the Rider Course to present to the Wisconsin DOT in order to obtain their temporary permit. The MV3575 Motorcycle Skills Waiver Authorization is the required document and is available, after registration is complete, by contacting 715-365-4641 or 800-544-3039 ext. 4641. This form must be requested; it will not automatically be sent upon registration.
  • Individuals completing a Basic Rider Course are not required to hold a motorcycle temporary permit before they receive their Class M (motorcycle) license. Students who want to practice riding a motorcycle on roadways prior to attending the Rider Course will need to pass the written knowledge test at the Department of Transportation and obtain a temporary permit.



Basic Rider Course 2 License Waiver

  • Summer 2018 course fee $121.55, includes workbook other materials.
  • 8 hours classroom and range
  • 9 minute online eCourse required prior to start of class
    • eCourse provided by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF)
    • Cost of eCourse $19.99 paid to MSF
    • Student may opt to take 3 hour eCourse
    • Students must bring printed completion form to class
  • Students must be 18 years or older
  • Student must bring their own motorcycle
    • T-clocs inspection will be performed
    • Proof of insurance required
    • Proof of registration required
    • Students must have a temporary permit (learner’s permit) -or- Students may trailer their motorcycle if they do not have a temporary permit

 

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