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Motorcycle Safety Training Student Information

This document details essential requirements and vital information about:

  • Required Documentation
  • Required Equipment
  • Registration, Refund and Cancellation Policy
  • Completion Certificates

Our goal is to help you successfully complete this important program. Please read through this carefully before beginning the registration process.

Age, Documentation and Equipment Requirements:

In order to participate in this program you need to be at least 15½  years old and have one of the following documents, which you must bring to class the first night:

  • Valid driver’s license
  • CA DMV-issued automobile instruction permit
  • CA DMV-issued identification card

Additionally, a parent or legal guardian must accompany all students under 18 for the first few minutes of the first class to complete a waiver/release.  Unaccompanied minors will be refused admittance to the class.  If a parent/guardian is unable to attend:  a) Forms may be obtained in advance, however, they must be returned notarized with the student; b) Parent & student may come into our office and sign them here.

Please come to class prepared to take notes.  For both ranges you must wear protective gear. 
If you are missing any of these items, you will be refused admittance to the range and will be dropped from the class:

  • Full fingered gloves, preferably leather
  • Good quality eye protection (glasses, sunglasses, goggles, or own DOT approved face shielded helmet)
  • Long sleeve shirt or jacket
  • Long non-flare denim pants or equivalent protective material
  • Sturdy over-the-ankle footwear

Motorcycles and helmets are provided. 

The entire class will participate in the classroom meetings, but may be split into two range sections.  Initially you should plan on blocking the full day on the scheduled Saturdays.  The instructor will assign you to a morning or afternoon range at the first class meeting.

Learning to ride is strenuous, and there is no campus food service on the weekend.  We recommend a snack and a thermos or cooler with a drink on Saturdays.

As parking policy and construction zones are subject to change, please follow all posted traffic and parking signs.

Registration, Refund & Cancellation Policy

Registration

Participation is by advanced prepaid registration only.  When scheduling the class, make sure that you can attend all four meetings and arrive on time to avoid being dropped from the class.  Classes typically fill three months in advance, and cancellations are infrequent.  Once you are registered for a class, that spot is guaranteed for you. 

No Show
If you do not show up for any one of the class sessions, you will be dropped from the class.  You will need to call and sign up and pay for a new class if you wish to continue.

Refunds & Cancellations

If you are unable to attend and wish to request a refund, you must notify us no later than 5pm on the Thursday prior to the first class meeting.  There is a $25 processing fee.  There will be no refunds for requests received after 5pm on the Thursday prior to the first class.

If you are refused admittance to any class or range because you do not have the required documents, signatures, protective gear, or arrived late, you will be dropped from the class, and your fee will not be refunded.

Completion and Certificate

Completion:

If you do not successfully complete the scheduled course because the instructor recommended that you leave and return in the future, you will be given two opportunities to complete the courseOur office will send you an email regarding rescheduling when there is a space available. There is no rescheduling fee for these students.  If you cannot take the class at the offered times, you will be dropped from our class records.  After this, if you wish to complete the class, you will need to sign up and pay again.

A self-drop student will be given one opportunity to complete the course.  If you cannot participate at the offered time, you will be dropped from our class records.  To complete the class, you will need to sign up and pay again.

Certificates

DMV certificates will be mailed to successful completers within 7-10 days following the course completion.

If you have questions please call 479-6331 during our normal business hours:

Monday- Friday 9:00am-5:00pm.

 

 

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