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Rule 4501-53-12 | Basic riding skills two.


[Comment: For dates and availability of material incorporated by reference in this rule, see rule 4501-53-16 of the Administrative Code.]

(A) The basic riding skills two (BRS-2) curriculum and sequence shall be and approved by the director and shall, at a minimum, include instruction based upon the national standards and instill in the student the knowledge, attitudes, habits and skills necessary for the safe operation of a motorcycle on the roadway.

(B) The content and organization of the BRS-2 shall be based upon the national standards and the course curriculum and requirements will be formalized in the motorcycle Ohio policy and procedure manual.

(C) The course must include an on-cycle skill test approved by the director.

(D) The BRS-2 shall have the following instructor to student ratio:

(1) One instructor may instruct no fewer than two students and no more than six students and six passengers. Two instructors shall instruct no more than twelve students and twelve passengers;

(2) The maximum capacity for on-cycle instruction is twelve students and twelve passengers. Only those students with a valid motorcycle endorsement or motorcycle-only license may carry a passenger.

(E) Students shall have a valid TIPIC, motorcycle endorsement or a motorcycle-only license prior to participating in range instruction.

(F) Instructors and students shall use their own registered and insured motorcycles during the course.

(G) Every student participating in the BRS-2 range instruction must wear proper riding gear.

(H) Students successfully completing the BRS-2 shall be issued a completion certificate.

(I) Upon completion of the BRS-2, the provider shall submit, electronically, to the department, any course paperwork as requested by the department including a properly signed course waiver.

Last updated July 1, 2022 at 1:28 PM

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4508.08
Amplifies: 4508.08
Five Year Review Date: 4/1/2027
Prior Effective Dates: 2/2/2006, 4/21/2011, 6/29/2015, 5/1/2016