Safety course registration begins

Safety course registration begins
By Sande Kellogg
Installation Motorcycle Safety assistant
April 10, 2014

 

 

The 75th Air Base Wing ground safety office’s 2014 Hill AFB Motorcycle Safety Training schedule sign-up website is now open for business and riders can sign-up for training courses.

This year’s website has more features allowing more flexibility as training requirements change.

Motorcycle riders on Hill AFB can sign-up for courses at https://wbhill06p.hill.af.mil/moto/. The Hill AFB Motorcycle Safety Training website is only accessible with a Common Access Card, or CAC, from a DOD computer.

People who do not own a CAC and wish to take a course may contact the Motorcycle Safety Program Manager at hill.mc.pgm.mgr@us.af.mil.

In addition to the current courses offered (i.e., Basic RiderCourse, Basic RiderCourse2 (refresher course), and 3-Wheel Basic RiderCourse), three new courses will soon be offered to help improve riders’ skills.

Two of these are refresher and the next step in the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) continuing rider education. A short description of each is as follows:

• Returning Rider BasicCourse (RRBRC) is designed for the returning rider with previous experience operating motorcycles, someone who has ridden previously and is returning to the activity, or who have been riding on a permit and wish to renew their basic skills and/or earn a license waiver.

The RRBRC is a one day course. The RRBRC consists of five classroom units and nine riding exercises.

• Military SportBike RiderCourse (MSRC) is intended for motorcyclists who have completed the MSF Basic RiderCourse or have a similar experience level. This is the next course after the BRC2 for continued personal development of behavior and riding skills. The course adds specific language for sport bikes and includes military references. The MSRC is a one day course and is used as a refresher course. MSRC consists of approximately three hours of classroom interactive lessons and four hours of on-cycle range time.

• Advanced RiderCourse-SportBike Techniques (ARC-ST) is the public version of the Military SportBike RiderCourse (MSRC), and may be taken by riders using any type of motorcycle. This is the next course after the Basic RiderCourse2 for continued personal development of behavior and riding skills. The ARC-ST is a one day course and is used as a refresher course.

It includes a fast-paced classroom and riding segments with several interactive activities to improve perception and hazard awareness.

Additional information on all of the courses offered can be found on the course sign-up pages on the Motorcycle Safety Training website.

Courses are provided free of charge to Air Force military members and civilians assigned or employed at Hill Air Force Base. Other DOD civilian personnel, military retirees, active duty military dependents and long-term contractors may attend Air Force-sponsored training on a space-available basis.

If a class is not full 10 days prior to the class start date, those who fall in the space-available category can sign-up for a class on a first-come, first-serve basis. If the class is full, it will no longer be visible.

Instructions for cancelling a class are provided on the website.

The safety office advises riders entering any military installation on a motorcycle while using their military ID are required to follow all military requirements as stated in AFI 91-207 whether they are in uniform or not.

Riders can contact their Motorcycle Safety Representative (MSR) for more information.

The full list of MSRs are posted on the Hill AFB Motorcycle Safety SharePoint homepage located at https://hill.eis.af.mil/Motorcycle%20Safety/Forms/

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