Utah Department of Public Safety

Motorcycle Rider Training

Highway Safety - Motorcycle Rider Skills Training

 

New or Experienced, Rider Skills Training Could Save Your Life

 

LEARN TO LIVE

By choosing to take a formal rider training course, you will be riding to live. You will learn life-saving skills in a course taught by Motorcycle Safety Foundation rider coaches.

INCREASE YOUR ODDS

 

Of the almost 40,000 people who have taken a formal riding course in Utah since 1993, just 16 have been killed in motorcycle crashes.

 

There are courses for new riders, experienced riders, returning riders, three-wheel riders and advanced riders.

 

Where to Get Trained in Utah

 

Course Providers and Schedules

 

Salt Lake Community College
Utah Rider Education
 Dixie State College

 

Locations in Salt Lake, Ogden, & St. George

Basic ($180) & Experienced ($90) Rider Courses

Online registration now available!

Salt Lake, Ogden and Lehi; Basic ($160-$200) & Experienced ($70) Rider Courses, Ultimate Bike Bonding ($70),Private & Group Instruction

 

Basic & Experienced Rider Courses

 

Contact: Daniel Terry 801-957-5200 or 801-400-5447

Contact: UtahRiderEd@gmail.com

801-394-6564

888-RIDE-UT1

888-743-3881

 

Contact: Carol 435-652-7664 or Lisa 435-652-7663

Click here for March - June schedule

Click here for March - May schedule.

Click here for the basic rider course spring schedule or here for the experienced rider course schedule

ce.dixie.edu

 

Some motorcycle dealers offer their own classes, too. Make sure that they use a Motorcycle Safety Foundation curriculum.

 

You can learn more about rider training in Utah at DLD's site, or by calling 800-532-7961

 

Both Utah Rider Ed and Utah Motorcycle Training offer gift certificates!

 

Course Descriptions

 

Basic Rider Course

  • Designed for beginning riders with no previous riding experience
  • Recommended for returning riders
  • Includes 5 hours of classroom instruction and 10 hours riding on a course
  • Bikes and helmets provided
  • Click here for an interactive tour of the Basic Rider Course

 

Experienced Rider Course

 

  • 5 hour class primarily spent riding on a course
  • Will help sharpen skills
  • Participants ride own motorcycles
  • Must have 1,000 miles riding experience in the previous year

 

 

The ultimate bike bonding course is similar to police motorcycle drills in focusing on advanced skills in slow maneuvers. It is 5 hours long.

There are also courses for three-wheel motorcycles - contact the providers listed above for more information.

 

 


For more information contact

 Helen Knipe

801-520-5074

hknipe@utah.gov

 

 

[Last Update - Monday, 09-Jun-2014 13:28:37 MDT]