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Driver Licensing > Motorcycle License > Experienced Rider Course

The Experienced Rider Course (ERC) is a one day course designed for riders who have a motorcycle endorsement and at least one year of recent motorcycle experience. Students use their own registered, state-inspected motorcycles for range exercises. Students are responsible for providing the following protective clothing: eye protection, gloves, boots that cover the ankles, sturdy pants, a jacket and a helmet.

The ERC provides an intensive hands-on approach to motorcycle rider training. The course focuses on a variety of crash avoidance maneuvers, control at low speed, cornering finesse and limited space maneuvers. This course is a great refresher to start the season.

Students who complete the course and pass the riding evaluation receive a completion card which could potentially decrease insurance rates.

Experienced Rider Course Highlights

  • A motorcycle license is required.
  • A way to test and improve your riding skills.
  • Ride through the exercises on your own bike!
  • Courses will run, rain or shine.

Enrollment Requirements

Students must have a valid driver license with a motorcycle endorsement. Individuals under the age of 18 must have a release form signed by a parent or guardian.

Students must have at least one (1) year or 1,000 miles minimum riding experience.

Students must provide their own motorcycles. Motorcycles must be street legal, currently registered and insured. MRT reserves the right to reject any motorcycle that is deemed unsuitable for the course.

Students who do not arrive on time for the course will not be allowed to continue the course, and will not be refunded.

Register for an ERC Course

To register for an Experienced Rider Course, check the training schedule, download a Course Registration form and complete and mail it, along with your registration fee, to (please be advised that the training schedule and new course registration form will not be available until January, 2015):

NH Dept. of Safety
DMV - Motorcycle Rider Training
23 Hazen Drive
Concord, NH 03305

Please call the Motorcycle Rider Training Office at (603) 227-4025 for more information.

Once I pass the course …

Students will take a riding evaluation during the course. If the student passes this evaluation, he or she will receive a New Hampshire Motorcycle Rider Training Program completion card. The student can check with his or her insurance company to determine if a rate reduction is possible. Note: There is no guarantee an individual enrolling in this course will pass.

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