Basic Rider 3-Wheel Course
The 2022 Motorcycle Training season is open for registration. We look forward to another great training season in 2022. The schedule runs from late March through late October. If you are not able to complete your 2022 class this season, please refer to bullet point 6 below. Thank you for your interest in Motorcycle safety and please stay safe out there.
Contact Stan Dickervitz at [email protected] with any questions.
Under newly passed law § 31-10.1-1. License required. [Effective March 1, 2022.] CCRI currently offers 3-wheel licensing program. This course is designed to introduce the fundamentals of safe and responsible 3-wheel motorcycle riding, and prepares riders for entry into the complex environment of traffic. A completion certificate will be given for those who successfully pass the test and complete the course. This certificate is needed to apply for the RI State 3-wheel vehicle permit.
**Currently due to national supply and demand issues we are not able to purchase 3-wheel motorcycles. However, we will be able to provide training for anyone who can provide their own 3-wheel motorcycle and proper insurance. Students use their own motorcycles, which may be subject to a safety inspection, and they are responsible for any damage to their motorcycle or equipment as a result of their participation in these courses. Participants must bring a valid license, proof of insurance and standard riding gear: DOT-approved helmet, full-fingered gloves, eye protection, long sleeves, long pants, and above-ankle footwear. Please do not ride your own bike illegally to the course, bikes need to have a licensed driver or be trailered in.
** also, please understand if you are looking to get a 3-wheel license you will need to take the 3-wheel course. The 2-wheel course will only get you a 2- wheel license under RI Law 31-10.1-1.
Program and Safety Requirements
There are specific safety requirements of the Motorcycle Safety Program.
Registration/Completion Information - Please read below in its entirety
- If you are younger than 18, DO NOT register online. Please mail in the Original Minor Release Agreement Form and Registration Form a copy of your operators license, and payment by check or money order only to the Lincoln address found of the registration form. Please note - the Minor Release Agreement Form must be notarized.
- If you do not have a RI Driver’s License you must also add the Motorcycle out of state license fee ($100) to your cart in the online registration system before checking out.
- If you miss your first range, do not come prepared, or are late, you will be required to re-register and pay the $60 Motorcycle Range Reschedule Fee.
- To request special accommodations, e-mail Anthony Ricci, [email protected]. Student disability status information is strictly confidential, and the process may take 7-14 days.
- Each student must successfully complete all 13 hours of the course which includes a 3-hour online eCourse and two 5-hour ranges with a riding skills test. Unsuccessful completion will result in a $60.00 retake fee. Sign up here for the Motorcycle Range Reschedule Fee. Second failure will result in retaking the entire course.
- If you do not complete all 13 hours successfully within the program year which ends October 31, you must re-register, pay full course fees, and take the entire class again, NO EXCEPTIONS.
- You must apply for your permit at the DMV within six months of receiving your certificate of completion. Once expired, you can take a riding skills retest for $60 (if you have taken the test in the last 12 months). After one year, you must retake the entire course.
- See the DMV website for more information about Motorcycle Licenses.
- Duplicate/Replacement Certificates: To request a duplicate certificate of completion, please complete our online registration form here. There is a $20 charge for a duplicate certificate.
- Complete registration in our NEW Online Registration System - online registration is paid by credit card ONLY. Cash, check or money order walk-in registrations will be accepted in our office locations by appointment only.
- If you are looking to Reciprocate with Massachusetts or Connecticut for a RI License, please choose the Reciprocation $20.00 process Fee at the on line registration link.
Refund Policy: Students must provide a minimum 48-hour notice prior to the start of a course in order to be eligible for a refund. Without proper notice or documented medical excuse, students will be required to re-register and pay full price. No partial refunds of tuition are made under any circumstances. Books and materials may be non-refundable depending on the course. The registration fee is non-refundable unless the course is full or has been canceled by Workforce Partnerships. If a student requests a refund but has a balance due with the college, the money owed will be deducted from the refund.
Please visit the Motorcycle Instructor Resources page for teaching resources.
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