Motorcycle safety education program
New Jersey's Motorcycle Safety Education Program was developed by the national Motorcycle Safety Foundation to improve the safety of all motorcyclists. In this program you will develop the necessary skills, knowledge and attitude for enjoyable and smart street riding.Two courses are offered: approved training providers. Instruction generally begins in March and ends in October. Providers charge fees for training. New and current riders are encouraged to attend a motorcycle safety course. MVC no longer offers courses. For course registration, contact an approved provider.
For further information regarding motorcycle safety programs, please call (609) 633-9308, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Basic Rider Course (BRC)
This program is designed for both new and experienced New Jersey riders and is a great way to learn how to ride safely.
If you complete the course you will not have to take MVC's road test.
To complete the BRC you must:
Experienced Rider Course (ERC)
This course requires you to have a valid NJ motorcycle license or endorsement and your own motorcycle. The motorcycle must be registered and insured and pass a safety check.
If you successfully complete this course, you may be eligible for a two point reduction from your driving record and a defensive driving course credit from your insurance company (if applicable).
To complete the ERC you must: