A: On the home screen of this web page, there is a list of courses. You can find information about times and locations of the courses. There will also be a registration and waiver form. Just fill out your information and send it digitally.
A: The Troopers assigned to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol Motorcycle Division.
Q: What safety gear is required for the motorcycle training course?
A: The student will need :
All safety gear is REQUIRED to be worn while riding the exercises.
Q: Does Oklahoma law require a motorcyclist to wear a helmet?
A: Any rider eighteen years or older is not required to wear a helmet. Any rider under the age of eighteen is required to wear a helmet. Although a helmet is not required for riders eighteen years or older, it is highly recommended.
Q: If state law doesn’t require a helmet, why do I have to wear one to the safety course?
A: The Oklahoma Highway Patrol and Oklahoma Department of Transportation are promoting safe riding habits. Therefore, a helmet must be worn during riding exercises.
A: No. You must provide your own motorcycle that is in good working condition. The motorcycle must meet all Oklahoma State equipment requirements including current insurance and registration.
A: Yes, you must be 14 years of age or older. Oklahoma law requires anyone under the age of 18 to wear a helmet.
A: In Oklahoma the age is 14. The motorcycle cannot exceed a 250 cc engine.
A: Yes. Anyone who successfully completes the safety course will receive a certificate and will be eligible for an insurance discount for up to three years.. Title 36 Chapter 1 Article 9A Section 924.1
A: The course is free! The Oklahoma Highway Patrol and the Oklahoma Dept. of Transportation have partnered together for teaching motorcycle safety. The two agencies are committed to reducing fatality motorcycle collisions.
A: There are only 30 spots per class, so sign up as early as you can. If the directors of the motorcycle training course see that there is a high interest in one particular area, they will do what they can to schedule an additional training session in the future.
A: Yes. Water bottles and snacks would be a good idea. Due to extreme heat that Oklahoma sometimes experiences, staying hydrated is a must. Water will be provided during breaks, but bring your own to be on the safe side. Also, a lunch break will be given. The break will not be long because of the amount of information to be covered. So, bringing a sack lunch is required.
A: Absolutely. There are a variety of motorcycles on the road today. This motorcycle training course is designed for all of them. This course is designed to enhance a rider’s safety skills no matter what type of motorcycle.
A: No. You should have a working knowledge of your motorcycle, but whether you are a beginner or an expert rider everyone will benefit. This class is designed for EVERYONE to become a safer rider.
A: Anyone wishing to obtain a motorcycle endorsement must take a written examination and a riding test at a drivers license testing facility. The riding portion of the test may be waived if the rider has successfully completed the Motorcycle Safety Foundation’s Basic Rider Course.