RIVERSIDE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
Sheriff Chad Bianco
|Press Release:||Office of Traffic Safety Grant "Ride to Live"|
|Station Area:||Moreno Valley|
|Written Date:||October 26, 2021||Time:||1:07 PM|
|Incident Location:||City of Moreno Valley|
|Reporting Officer:||Deputy Richard Sayles|
Riverside County Sheriff’s Department/Moreno Valley Sheriff Station Receives Funding for Motorcycle Safety Training Program.
Moreno Valley, Calif. — The Riverside County, Moreno Valley Sheriff Station received grant funding from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) to step up motorcycle safety awareness with free, hands-on rider trainings.
The $36,000.00 grant will pay for a series of free motorcycle safety classes that allows riders to practice braking, turning, steering, entering traffic and other skills that help avoid collisions and improve rider safety on the road.
This event is called “Ride To Live” and will assist the civilian motorcycle enthusiast on becoming a better and safer rider. You will learn the following:
- Proper manipulation of clutch and throttle in order to work the “friction zone”
- Proper use of head and eyes when turning a motorcycle
- Counter steering
- Negotiating curves
- Low speed precision maneuvering
Instructors will be from the Moreno Valley Station Traffic Motor Team.
The motorcycle training program will run through September 2022.
Classes will be available starting December 11, 2021. To register for a free training class, email MVSSRIDETOLIVE@riversidesheriff.org
Funding for this program is provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
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