Experienced Rider


Motorcyclist riding on a lake drive

Motorcycle Safety Foundation
Experienced riders who have taken some time off from riding a motorcycle can also benefit from training by renewing the skills necessary for safe motorcycling.

Please contact your local sponsor for training class availability information.

 

Returning Rider Course (RRC)

Successful completion of this course allows you to go to the branch office to obtain motorcycle endorsement in lieu of taking a Rider Skills Test.  This is a one-day (approximately 8-hour) program combining elements of the Basic Rider Course (BRC) that includes a knowledge test and skill tests. It is designed for riders who possess basic skills, but who may have not been riding for several years. The Returning Rider Course offers practice for motorcyclists with some riding experience who want to brush up on their skills or who want to obtain the motorcycle endorsement on their driver's license. Students must provide their own motorcycle and proof of insurance. The motorcycle must be properly titled and registered, display a valid license plate and pass a safety inspection. Automatic shift motorcycles will be allowed in this class.

 

Reciprocity for Out-of-State Motorcycle Rider Training Courses - for riders applying for their Michigan motorcycle endorsement (CY) that have completed their training course outside the State of Michigan.

 

Advanced Rider Course (ARC)

A one-day course that complements a rider's basic skills and helps with personal risk assessment. It includes a fast-paced classroom segment with several interactive activities to improve perception and hazard awareness. Range exercises enhance both basic skills and crash avoidance skills. Improving braking and cornering finesse is emphasized. The course is beneficial for riders on any type of street motorcycle. The Advanced Rider Course is for riders who already have their endorsement and who want to sharpen their riding skills. They will focus on evaluating their riding style and improving their baseline skills along with learning advanced techniques for handling quick stops, cornering and curves. Students must provide their own motorcycle and proof of insurance. The motorcycle must be properly titled and registered, display a valid license plate and pass a safety inspection.