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Louisiana Motorcycle Safety, Awareness, and Operator Training Program

Motorcycle Operator Training Courses

Basic Rider Course

This 15+ hour course is designed for the beginner or returning motorcyclist. Participants will learn basic physical operation skills to evasive maneuvering techniques as well as risk management skills necessary for safe operation of a motorcycle in traffic. Courses may be held as a 2 ˝ day or a 2-day schedule. DPS course graduates are exempt from the riding and written tests when applying for a motorcycle endorsement. Dept. of Public Safety (DPS) motorcycles are available for use in the course.

Intermediate Course

A 5-hour on-range course for the motorcyclist who wants to fine-tune mental and physical skills. The course participants practice cornering, braking, and evasive maneuvering techniques Participants will also discuss their risk management techniques. The participants will discuss risk management techniques and share riding experiences. (Prerequisites: Basic course graduate or properly licensed motorcyclist)

Advanced Course

The Advanced course is a new & challenging 5-hour, “half day”, course (range exercises only) for the more skilled and properly licensed motorcyclist. Emphasis on crash –avoidance skills including cornering finesse and braking skills. These skills are beneficial to any type of street motorcycle. Participants must bring their own street legal motorcycle and you must be properly licensed.

Instructor Preparation Course

This course is approximately 65 hours long and generally conducted on 3 consecutive weekends. The participants must be at least 21 years old, a licensed motorcyclist who rides on a routine basis, is self-motivated and has an interest in reducing motorcycle accidents, injuries and traffic deaths. Course graduates will earn a national certification as a Motorcycle Safety Foundation RiderCoach. Contact the office for details, schedules and other course pre-requisites.

Registration Form & Training Schedule

Course Schedule

Course Registration

Once a student is assigned to a requested course, submitted fees are NON-REFUNDABLE unless the course has been cancelled by the Louisiana Department of Public Safety

For information or scheduling, please contact 225-658-7255.