Motorcycle Safety: Basic Rider Course (BRC)
This 17-hour course is designed for beginning riders who have little or no riding experience. It includes
seven hours classroom and 10 hours of riding instruction on the basic riding skills and strategies necessary
to practice street riding. Covers responsible riding, proper riding gear, and defensive riding strategies.
Practice clutch-throttle control, stopping, turning, shifting, and basic crash avoidance skills.
Participants who do not achieve the minimum performance standards will not be allowed to continue in
the course and will not receive a refund. Instructors are certified by both the Motor Vehicle
Administration and Motorcycle Safety Program. Note: it is helpful if you are able to ride a
To pass the course, riders must pass a knowledge and skills test administered at the end of the course.
Riders who pass will receive a Maryland Motorcycle Safety Program Completion Card and Completion Certificate.
Certificate holders are eligible to receive their Class “M” license added to their MD license at the
Out-of-state license holders receive only the MSF Completion Card, not the Maryland MVA Completion Certificate.
There is no guarantee that an individual enrolling in this course will pass or get his or her license.
Requirements for BRC
- You must be eligible to apply for a Maryland license.
- If you are under the age of 18, your parent or guardian must sign a consent/release form.
- You must wear protective clothing including helmet, eye protection, jacket, long sleeves and long pants,
full-fingered gloves, sturdy over-the-ankle footwear and raingear during the riding portion. Students
are encouraged to bring their own helmets, but loan helmets are available. All helmets must be DOT certified
and in good condition with labeling intact.
- You must be on time for class. If you are late you may not be admitted. It is your responsibility to
be in class on time.
2014 BRC Schedule
Wor-Wic Community College
32000 Campus Drive
Salisbury, MD 21804
April 04—06, 2014
April 11—13, 2014
April 25—27, 2014
May 02—04, 2014
May 09—11, 2014
May 16—18, 2014
May 30—June 01, 2014
June 06—08, 2014
June 13—15, 2014
June 20—22, 2014
June 27—29, 2014
July 11—13, 2014
July 25—27, 2014
August 01—03, 2014
August 08—10, 2014
August 15—17, 2014
August 22—24, 2014
September 05—07, 2014
September 12—14, 2014
September 19—21, 2014
September 26—28, 2014
October 03—05, 2014
October 10—12, 2014
October 17—19, 2014
October 24—26, 2014
Friday: 6:00–9:00 PM
Saturday: 8:00 AM–5:00 PM
Sunday: 8:00 AM–3:00 PM
(Schedule subject to change. Check back here for updates.)
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The following rates apply to all courses from April - August. Please call 410-334-2815 for tuition rates for September and October.
Tuition: $206, Fee: $84. Maryland counties other than Wicomico, Worcester or Somerset add $10 per course to the tuition. States other than Maryland add $15 per course to the tuition.
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