In Connecticut, these are the motorcycle riding schools:
Gateway Community College
The Gateway Community College in New Haven and North Haven, Connecticut offers the Connecticut Rider Education Program. This motorcycle driving school offers Basic Rider Course for $200 and Experienced Rider Course for $85. Both courses fall under the continuing education program of the college. For more course information, please call Continuing Education at 203-285-2080 or Motorcycle Rider Program Hotline at 203-2852075.
Manchester Community College
Since the Connecticut Rider Education Program is a statewide program directed by the CT Department of Transportation (DOT), the Manchester Community College offers the Basic Rider Course and the Intermediate Rider Course programs. Interested applicants should mail registration with check payment or credit card information at Manchester Community College, P.O Box 1046, MS#16 or send through fax at (860)512-2801 or call (860)512-3004.
Motorcycle Safety Training Center of New England (http://www.cyclesafetyclass.com/)
The MSTC of New England located on Excalibur Boulevard, Plainfield is a State-approved motorcycle safety class provider. According to their official website, MSTC is for people with little or no experience riding motorcycles and those with hundreds of hours who want to learn how to ride better and safer. Successful completion of this course fulfills the requirements of the state-approved new rider course for motorcycle licensing. For inquiries please call 860-564-3009 or fax, 860-564-1283. You can also send email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
North Western CT Community Tech College
This motorcycle riding school offers Connecticut Motorcycle Rider Course programs at both Winsted and East Granby locations. They offer Basic Rider Course for novice riders and Experienced Rider Course for those who want to enhance their motorcycling skills. For more information about class schedules and registration, please call 860-738-6446.
Quinebaug Valley Community College
Connecticut Basic Rider Course and Experienced Rider Course are both available at Quinebaug Valley Community College. This courses offer expert instructions for both beginner and expert riders. Successful completion of this course will fulfill the requirements of the State-approved novice rider course for motorcycle licensing, leaving only the written test to be taken. The Quinebaug Valley Community College offers motorcycle training in five locations: Killingly, Norwich, Colchester, Groton and Groton Airport. For more information, contact (860) 412-7200 or (860) 423-1824.
Tunxis Community College
The Tunxis Community College in Connecticut is the winner of the National Motorcycle Safety Foundation’s Outstanding Community Training Sponsor award. The college offers a Connecticut Motorcycle Rider course which is the largest program in the state. Expert instructions are given to both beginners and experienced riders. A graduate of this program will be exempted from the Motor Vehicle Department’s on-cycle test. They have locations in Farmington, Fairfield, and Stratford. Classes are offered from April to October in cooperation with the State Department of Transportation’s Office of Highway Safety. For more information, please call 860-255-3500 or get into their mailing list by filling up a form at http://tunxis.commnet.edu/programs/personal/motorcycle.php.
These are some of the best motorcycle riding schools and training centers in the state of Connecticut.
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