Utah Department of Public Safety

Motorcycle Rider Training

Highway Safety - Motorcycle Rider Skills Training


New or Experienced, Rider Skills Training Could Save Your Life



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.



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.


Course providers and schedules in Utah


Salt Lake Community College
Utah Rider Ed
Website: utahmotorcycletraining.com

Locations: Hurricane, South Ogden, Salt Lake, and West Jordan


Basic $180
Experienced $90
Returning Rider $125
Women Only $180
Advanced Riders—Sportbike Riders $125
Registration: Online registration now available!

Course Schedule PDF

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

Website: utahridered.com

Locations: Salt Lake, Ogden and Lehi


Basic $200, Active Duty military $160
Experienced $70
Ultimate Bike Bonding $70
Private and group instruction available

Course schedule PDF

Contact: 801-394-6564 or 888-RIDE-UT1 or 888-743-3881 or UtahRiderEd@gmail.com



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





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