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Detailed Riding-Gear and -Item Requirements

Driver License Students under the age of 18 are allowed to provide a graduated driver license if they are least 15 years old; however, a parent or legal guardian must accompany the student on the first day of class.
DOT-certified Helmet Must be in good condition and appropriately fitted. Full-faced, open-faced, half, modular, off-road, and dual-sport motorcycle helmets are acceptable examples.
Eye Protection Required even with a face shield. Goggles, eyeglasses, sunglasses, and safety glasses are acceptable examples.
Long-Sleeved Jacket or Shirt Must be long-sleeved and cover your wrists in the riding position. Denim jackets, leather jackets, long-sleeved cotton shirts, and long-sleeved jerseys are acceptable examples.
Full-Finger Gloves Must be appropriately fitted to allow for proper gripping. Leather motorcycle gloves and textile mechanic gloves are acceptable examples.
Pants Must be a durable fabric and reach your boots while in the riding position. Leather motorcycle pants, textile pants, and denim pants are acceptable examples.
Boots Must cover the ankle and have a hard sole (high-top tennis shoes and high heels are not permitted). Carpenter boots, military boots, and work boots are acceptable examples.
Rain- and Cold-Weather Gear Riding occurs in inclement weather, so please be prepared with appropriate clothing.
Pen or Pencil Don't forget your writing utensil!

Additional Requirements

  • You must be available and on time for each scheduled session or you may be denied admission.
  • Basic RiderCourse (BRC) - Web Enhanced | Beginning Riders | E |
    • Students must have a valid email address on file with the College. Students must complete the online eCourse prior to their class start date and bring the completion certificate to the first class session. Link to the eCourse will be distributed by the College via email at least one week prior to the start date of your class. If you have not received an email by this time, you must contact the CEPD office at (734) 462-4448.
  • Basic RiderCourse 2 (BRC2) | Experienced Riders | E |
    • Students must provide their own motorcycle. Mopeds are welcome. Three-wheeled motorcycles are NOT permitted. Sharing is NOT permitted. The motorcycle must be titled, registered, and insured; and it must display a valid license plate. Students must provide proof of insurance, and the motorcycle must pass a safety inspection.
  • Advanced RiderCourse (ARC) | Experienced, Endorsed Riders |
    • Students must provide their own motorcycle. Mopeds are NOT permitted. Three-wheeled motorcycles are NOT permitted. Sharing is NOT permitted. The motorcycle must be titled, registered, and insured; and it must display a valid license plate. Students must provide proof of insurance, and the motorcycle must pass a safety inspection.

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