Basic Rider Course for Returning Riders

Questions? Call 1-800-83-RIDER.

The Basic Rider Course for Returning Riders (BRC-RR) is a new 8 hour course designed for riders over 18 years of age who have been riding with a temporary permit for longer than a year (over a thousand miles experience) and for experienced riders returning to riding with or without a motorcycle endorsement after several years of not riding.  Motorcycles are provided for your use during the course and if successful you will receive a completion card which you will take to the driver’s license bureau to receive your endorsement on your license. You do not have to take another riding test at the driver’s license bureau.
In the classroom you will learn about Risk Management and Preparation, Street Strategies and Riding Straight (Sober).  Download a copy of the Motorcycle Ohio Student Handbook.

Following the classroom instruction you will be required to demonstrate sufficient riding skills in two basic control skill exercises to continue participation in the BRC-RR.  You will go through familiarization with the training motorcycle and then must demonstrate sufficient skills in shifting / stopping and also must perform a control skills exercise consisting of offset weaves and clutch control to the satisfaction of the Instructors.  Students unable to demonstrate sufficient skills in these first two exercises will be counseled out of this course and advised to register in the Basic Rider Course.

Students continuing in the BRC-RR will then participate in on-cycle instruction in the following exercises:

  • Stopping Quickly
  • Limited Space Maneuvers
  • Negotiating Curves
  • Stopping Quickly in Curves
  • Multiple Curves
  • Avoiding Hazards

You will then take a skill test and upon successful completion of the test will be given a Motorcycle Ohio BRC completion card recognized by the State of Ohio for the BMV test waiver for a motorcycle endorsement.

To register for this Motorcycle Ohio course, please visit www.motorcycle.ohio.gov beginning February 13, 2015.

For questions, call 1-800-83-RIDER.

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