Columbus Police Department to host Bike Safe class

Published 5:33 pm Friday, June 1, 2012

The Columbus Police Department will host a Bike Safe N.C. Riders Skills Day on Friday, June 22 at the Columbus Fire Department. The class will begin at 8:45 a.m. and conclude around 4:30 p.m. The Rider Skills Day offers assessment on present skills and advice from trained motor officers to help make riding in North Carolina safer and more enjoyable.
Topics covered during the Riders Skills Day include motorcycle control, hazard management, cornering, overtaking and roadcraft. The class will include a morning classroom session, followed by a short observed ride. After lunch, students will have a brief classroom session with feedback from the morning ride, followed by a longer afternoon observed ride. The day concludes with a final classroom session and presentation of a certificate of completion.
The Bike Safe N.C. Riders Skills Day is completely free and requires only a properly registered and insured motorcycle, a motorcycle endorsement, legal helmet, over-the-ankle foot protection, long-sleeve shirt or jacket, long pants, full-fingered gloves and eye protection.
Interested persons should register for the class online at / or contact the Columbus Police Department at 828-894-5464 for more information.
– article submitted by the Columbus Police Department

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