Surry Community College is offering two opportunities to take a Motorcycle Safety course this fall.
The Basic Rider Course at SCC teaches the skills needed to operate a motorcycle in traffic. The course consists of classroom and driving range activities. Students will learn straight-line handling, safe stopping procedures, proper shifting and cornering techniques, as well as hazard avoidance skills such as swerving and quick stopping.
Upon successful completion of the Basic Rider Course, students will earn a skills waiver card for the N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles. This means the DMV will not require you to take their motorcycle riding test. You will still be required to visit your local DMV office and take the written exam before being issued a motorcycle endorsement.
There will be a course offered Oct. 15 through Oct. 17, as well as one being offered Nov. 12 through Nov. 14. Each class will meet from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday, and from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. This course meets at the main campus in Dobson. No more motorcycle classes will be held until March 2022.
Tuition for the course is $175. For more information about this class or to register, call Matt Aschemeyer at (336) 386-3240.
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