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Basic Rider Skills (BRS)

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Training Sites
Curso Básico de Manejo

Do you already have basic riding skills and a motorcycle temporary permit or endorsement? Are you confident with your motorcycle abilities?
Then click here for our Basic Rider Skills for Returning Riders.

For newer riders and those wanting to learn how to ride, the BRS is the place to start.


BRS highlights

 

OBJECTIVES

The MORE Basic Riding Skills (BRS) Course is intended to help you acquire the basic knowledge and skills needed for safe and responsible motorcycle operation. The course will help you:


The goal is to help you be successful and safe. Ask lots of questions.

MORE instructors will help you discover the answers. Concentrate on developing your skills and your strategies — the first steps to Riding MORE Safely!

 

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

To successfully complete this course, you must:

 

CLASSROOM TOPICS

Classroom instruction is an integral part of the success of the Basic Rider Skills.

A rider handbook is provided, and the lessons learned through active discussion and participation help riders to be safer on the road.

Click here for the MORE BRS Classroom Companion.

TOPICS INCLUDE:

 

ON-CYCLE EXERCISES:

Requires a valid M1 Temporary Instruction Permit Identification Card (TIPIC) or M1 endorsement by the start of Exercise 1.

Obtaining an M1 TIPIC is NOT part of the MORE BRS and must be done at your local BMV prior to the start of Exercise 1.

A method called static practice will be used to introduce you to new motor skills with the engine off and both feet on the ground.

Each exercise is timed which reflects the average amount of time a novice student needed to attain and practice the skills.

Where required, an instructor will provide a demonstration of the specific skills required for the exercise.

Breaks will be provided approximately every hour with the minimum break time being ten (10) minutes. Additional and/or longer breaks may be necessary depending on conditions.

Your riding sessions will be broken down into the following sequence:

Day 1


Day 2


Students will then take a skills test. Upon successful completion of the test, the student will be given a Motorcycle Ohio BRS course completion card valid for 60 calendar days and be eligible for the BMV skill test waiver for a motorcycle endorsement.

 

MOTORCYCLES

Motorcycle Ohio has a sufficient number of training motorcycles to provide each student with a motorcycle to ride during the riding portions of the course.

In certain situations students may be able to use their own motorcycle.

Please note that three-wheeled motorcycles are not allowed in MO BRS/BRS-RR courses. Please refer to the below process to initiate your request.

Requesting
Students wanting to use their own motorcycle in a BRS/BRS-RR:


Required TIPIC

Students must provide an M1 TIPIC prior to the first riding exercise of the class.

Your Motorcycle
Any motorcycle model manufactured for on-highway use that meets the following criteria may be used:


After approval the student may then use their motorcycle in the class after a successful inspection and approval by the MO instructor prior to the first riding exercise. Download your inspection form HERE.

SCOOTERS

Motorcycle Ohio does NOT provide scooters to ride during the riding portions of our courses.

Please note that three-wheeled scooters are not allowed in MO BRS/BRS-RR courses.

In certain situations students may be able to use their own scooter. Please refer to the below process to initiate your request.

Requesting
Students wanting to use their own scooter in a BRS/BRS-RR:


Required TIPIC

Students must provide the appropriate TIPC & vehicle registration for the scooter they are using.


Your Scooter

Any scooter model manufactured for on-highway use that meets the following criteria may be used:

After approval a student may then use their scooter in the class after a successful inspection and approval by the MO instructor prior to the first riding exercise. Download your inspection form HERE.

 

Medical and other special considerations

Please make the training site aware of any special requirements you may have so that arrangements, if possible, can be made ahead of time. Special requirements include anything you think may detrimentally affect your ability to safely operate a motorcycle. Examples include but are not limited to:


Riders with medical or other special considerations may be requested to sign an additional waiver and release depending on the type and severity of the medical condition which may effect the rider's ability to safely participate in the course. Additionally, the rider may be requested to have a physician verify in writing the medical condition and the physician's assessment of the medical condition and its impact on the student’s ability to safely participate in the riding portions of the course.