ConnDOT: Connecticut Rider Education Program

(Connecticut Rider Education Program)
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Effective January 1, 2011,
All applicants must successfully complete a novice safety course
before obtaining a motorcycle endorsement
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Motorcycle Safety Courses
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  {Streaming Media}  Welcome to the Ride
   This 5-minute video (15 MB WMF Format) introduces the many diverse aspects of street motorcycling.  (video provided by The Motorcycle Safety Foundation®)
  • Basic Rider Course (BRC) is a novice course intended for a new rider with little or no experience (although some veteran riders have found that they learned more than expected). Motorcycles are provided for on-cycle training. Pre-approved participants are welcome to use their own street legal motorcycle/scooters (250cc or under) during the course.
    Read about one Student's BRC Experience
  {Streaming Media}  Basic RiderCourse Highlights
  This 5-minute video (15 MB WMF Format) is a capsule summary of what you'll experience in our hands-on, 15 hour, Basic RiderCourse training program.  (video provided by The Motorcycle Safety Foundation®)
  • Experienced Rider Course (ERC) is intended for licensed riders with a minimum of six months and six hundred miles riding experience. Students use their own street legal motorcycle/scooter

These courses were developed by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation. They address issues raised from studying motorcycle crashes and identifying skills absent in the operators of the motorcycles. Safety is the key factor. Find out more about the study in the Hurt Report (pdf 40 kb).

Basic Rider Course-Novice Class (BRC)

Experienced Rider Course (ERC)

 Instructor Training Information & Application 


Content Last Modified on 1/6/2012 2:50:45 PM