Motorcycle Safety Training Courses

The National Safety Council, Nebraska's motorcycle safety training courses can benefit riders of all levels - from novice to skilled. Riding a motorcycle requires physical and mental attentiveness. Our motorcycle safety training courses are designed to develop and enhance skills in both areas and many more. Our courses are sanctioned by the Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) and are offered in Omaha.

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Motorcycle Basic Rider Course (BRC)

The Basic Rider Course is for participants who have never ridden a motorcycle. Motorcycles are provided for this training. The curriculum includes classroom sessions and range exercises followed by a riding evaluation. National Safety Council, Nebraska RiderCoaches help riders learn to become more comfortable with the bike. At course completion, participants receive an MSF completion card which allows the motorcycle endorsement to be added to the Operators Permit without testing at the DMV.

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Experienced Rider Course (BRC2)

In Experience Rider Course (BRC2), experienced motorcycle riders will sharpen their skills using their own mechanically sound and street-legal motorcycle. Students must have at least one year of riding experience (3,000 miles ridden) and have all required riding gear. RiderCoaches will provide specific advice on improving riding abilities. The curriculum includes classroom instruction and range exercises followed by a riding evaluation. At course completion, participants will receive an MSF completion card which allows the motorcycle endorsement to be added to the Operators Permit without testing at the DMV. Some insurance companies may offer a discount for course completion.

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Returning Rider Basic Motorcycle Rider Course (RRBRC)

This course is designed for riders who have a permit and possess basic skills, but have not ridden for several years. The Returning Rider Basic Rider Course combines elements of the BRC and BRC2 courses along with a knowledge test and skills test. Participants will use motorcycles provided by the National Safety Council, Nebraska. Participants must be 18 years of age or older and a statement of understanding must be completed prior to attending this course. Participants must demonstrate minimal proficiency with basic motorcycle operation during the two screening exercises and will be dismissed from the course if they cannot demonstrate proficiency.

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Scooter Basic Rider Course (SBRC)

The Scooter Basic Rider Course is an entry-level, learn-to-ride scooter training and education course. Participants learn fundamental skills of riding, using their own mechanically sound scooter. Upon course completion, participants will receive a Motorcycle Safety Foundation completion card which allows the scooter endorsement to be added to the Nebraska Operator’s Permit. Curriculum includes classroom sessions and range exercises followed by a riding evaluation.

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Required Gear for Classes

Along with a current driver's license, the National Safety Council, Nebraska requires each participant to wear personal protective equipment for all courses held at the motorcycle range. Required PPE includes:

  • DOT approved helmet (some loaner helmets are available)
  • Eye protection (eyeglasses or sunglasses are acceptable)
  • Long, non-flare denim pants or material of equivalent durability
  • Over-the-ankle footwear
  • Long-sleeved shirt or jacket
  • Full-fingered gloves (preferably leather)
  • Rain gear (sessions continue when raining)

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Deb Heavey

Coordinator, Driver Ed/Motorcycle Programs

402.898.7371

dheavey@safenebraska.org

Jean Costello

Sr. Registration Associate

402.898.7361

jcostello@safenebraska.org

Russ Zeeb

Manager, Driving Programs

402.898.7347

rzeeb@safenebraska.org

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