Motorcycle Safety Courses

Motorcycle Safety Courses Ė A Course In Time Saves Many

Naugatuck Valley Community College has made a great attempt to teach the basics of motorcycle riding. Those who have been riding a motorbike for quite sometime should have a more refreshed and enriched conception about safe motorbike riding. These motorcycle safety courses are being conducted by the Connecticut Rider Education Program and directed by the Department of Transportation.

The motorcycle safety course consists of two parts - the basic motorcycle riderís course and the experienced riderís course. The basic course shall prove beneficial for individuals with little or no riding expertise. On the other hand, the experienced riderís course shall improve the riding skills and safety riding practices of the regular motorcycle rider.

For the beginnersí course, the authority shall be providing the trainee with a training motorcycle and helmet, if required. It would be provided for a fee of USD150 with no hidden costs. After the completion of the basic course, the trainees can apply for the state license. Before appearing for the motorcycle riding skillsí test they have to submit their completion certificate to the department of motor vehicles.

The experienced ridersí course is designed to teach the fundamentals and various other details about safe braking, deft maneuvering and turning the motorcycle. In order to apply, one must be a valid motorcycle license holder. It is also mandatory that they make use of their own motorcycles during the training classes. A minimum fee of USD50 is charged for the advanced safe riding course, with an additional amount of USD10 if accompanied by a pillion rider.

Starting from the month of April, the course shall run through the first quarter of November. Trainees applying for the courses are advised to join fast, since vacancies are to be filled on a first come, first served basis. Students can obtain registration and motorbike course details via snail mail. Call 203-575-8123 or 203-575-8029 to register for the information packet that includes the schedule, a registration form and a map of the campus.

Author Notes:

William Pensworth contributes and publishes news editorial to  A buyers guide to all types of motorcycle helmets plus shields, googles, custom and wired radio helmets.

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