Pensacola campus offers motorcycle safety course

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Register now for the Pensacola Junior College Motorcycle Safety Foundation Basic Rider course that provides complete instruction to develop safe, street-riding skills and obtain a motorcycle endorsement.

The three-day course is held 6 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays on the Pensacola campus. Starting dates for upcoming courses are April 8, 15, 22 and 29. This course will also be available in the summer.
Cost is $180 per student.
Classroom instruction is combined with motorcycle riding activities on an approved training range. Motorcycles are provided by Southern Motorsports Safety.

Students must be at least 15 years-old and hold a valid Florida learner’s permit for six months to take the course. All students must successfully complete the skills-riding evaluation and written exam to receive a motorcycle endorsement.

PJC provides the student handbook, insurance, helmet and motorcycle; students can use their own DOT/Snell Foundation-approved helmet. Students must wear a long-sleeve shirt or jacket, full-fingered gloves, long pants and sturdy shoes that cover the ankles.

Register and pay the course fee prior to class meeting to ensure a position in class. Class size is limited to 10 students per week. Register at any PJC campus in the Registrar’s Office or go to

For more information, call 484-1797.