Learn to Ride Safe
TRAINING NEW RIDERS FOR OVER 45 YEARS!
THE ONLY NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED PROGRAM
LOCATIONS THROUGHOUT NEW BRUNSWICK & PEI
The “Gearing Up” Motorcycle Training Program is designed for the “new” or “novice” rider and is instructed by certified motorcycle instructors. The course includes both a theory component and a practical riding component. Candidates are presented with a certificate upon successful completion of a written test and a practical riding test for the course. The course is offered at numerous sites throughout the province and at a site in Prince Edward Island, with all effort made to provide bilingual instruction.
The course is designed for group training with a student to instructor ratio in accordance with the guidelines of the program regulations.
**PLEASE NOTE: This course can be physically demanding and may not be suitable for all students. We strictly enforce our safety rules – your safety and the safety of others during training are of top priority. Students may be asked to leave the class for dangerous or disruptive behaviour, or for safety reasons.
Should you have any questions after reading the information, please contact Safety Services New Brunswick (formerly the NB Safety Council) at 1-877-762-7233.
The total cost of the course is $575.
All refunds are subject to a $95 administration fee. Refunds for cancellations with less than seven (7) days notice prior to the student’s course start date will not be considered. Individuals who register and fail to attend or fail to complete the program due to withdrawal or dismissal will NOT be eligible for refund.
Students may reschedule their course date, with no charge, provided this is done at least seven (7) days prior to the course.
There will be a cost for students who wish to retake the course (or retake sessions required to complete the course) subject to course availability and management approval.
*Safety Services New Brunswick (SSNB) reserves the right to cancel or change the dates of any program.
To register online, you must pay in full with VISA, MasterCard, Visa Debit, Mastercard Debit, or American Express.
If you prefer to pay by E-transfer, Cash, Certified cheque or Money Order, please call 1-877-762-7233 to make arrangements for registration and payment.
You will not be registered until full payment has been received.
Note: (Canada Post offers next day delivery service at reasonable rates and sells money orders)
STEPS TO OBTAIN LICENSE WITH SNB:
1. Successfully pass an approved motorcycle course.
2. Successfully complete SNB written tests online or schedule an appointment with SNB to complete your written tests in person.
3. Successfully complete eye exam with SNB. Once written test and eye exam are completed, you will have a Graduated License.
4. Minimum 12 months with Graduated License where you:
a. Must maintain zero Blood Alcohol
b. Cannot drive from sunset to sunrise
c. Will not be permitted to tow a “vehicle” (i.e., trailer)
d. Cannot have any passengers on their motorcycle
5. After the 12 month period, you will need to pass an on-road test with SNB to obtain full licensed.
Courses are held in varying types of weather, therefore students should be prepared for situations such as; rain or excessive heat.
* No course will be held in unsafe conditions!
Please Note: Students must be 16 years of age on the first day of the course.
We provide the motorcycles for the training course.
You will need:
* Helmet – Must be the proper size and meet the valid safety standards (CSA, SNELL, DOT, BSI, ECE 2.5 or ANSI).
* Gloves – Proper size tough leather gloves that cover the wrists. (no fingerless gloves)
* Boots – Proper size low heel, tough boots that cover the ankle with a tread patterned sole. (no steel toe)
* Jacket – Long sleeve jacket (denim, leather, or ballistic nylon).
* Pants – Long pants (preferably denim or leather).
* Rain Gear – Water resistant jacket and pants.
* Water for drinking
* Clothing should fit properly and have no rips or holes.
* Sunglasses/protective eyewear (if not wearing a full-face helmet)
* Equipment should be brought to the course for all sessions.
* Clothing should fit properly and have no rips or holes.
The applicant warrants to Safety Services New Brunswick that either
A. The applicant is not and has not been on medication or under doctor’s care for any condition which could bear on the applicant’s safety in taking the course including but not limited to the following conditions:
Bone or Joint problem
B. If the applicant does suffer from a condition listed above or any other condition which could bear on the applicant’s safety in taking the course,
i. the applicant shall advise SSNB at the time of registration of the existence of any such condition by contacting 1-877-762-7233, and
ii. the applicant agrees that it will be expected and assumed by SSNB that the applicant has consulted with his/her physician and/or other medical advisor(s), and the applicant has satisfied himself/herself as to the appropriateness to participate in this training. In any event, the applicant assumes any and all risk associated with and/or related to taking this training notwithstanding having any medical condition.
I hereby apply for Canada Safety Council (CSC) Motorcycle Safety Training, sponsored, and conducted by Safety Services New Brunswick (SSNB). It is understood that I have paid in full the tuition fee prior to the start of training. I understand and accept the condition that attendance at all sessions is mandatory, and that no refunds of tuition fees will be made for missed sessions. I also realize that extra fees will be charged for any extra training or make-up training I may require. I confirm that I have disclosed all relevant medical information as requested in the Medical Warranty and agree to advise my Instructors of any change in my physical condition which may affect my training. I the applicant warrant to Safety Services New Brunswick that I am not and have not been on medication or under doctor’s care for any condition which could bear on my safety in taking the course including but not limited to the conditions mentioned in the Medical Warranty.
WAIVER OF LIABILITY
I understand that there is a risk of accident and personal injury in learning to operate a motorcycle and/or in using a motorcycle for licensing purposes, and I hereby acknowledge and accept the risk to both of those items in undertaking this training. I hereby release the Canada Safety Council (CSC) and Safety Services New Brunswick (SSNB), their respective Officers, Directors, Employees, Instructors and Volunteers from all responsibility for any property damage, bodily injury, liability, costs, expenses, and claims of every nature and kind, howsoever arising from, or in consequence of, my participation in training activities conducted by the CSC and SSNB, and agree to save harmless the CSC and SSNB, their respective Officers, Directors, Employees, Instructors, and Volunteers from all claims and rights of action which may arise through my participation in this training and/or use of any motorcycle for testing purposes.
Please note: There will be no smoking on site. A designated area will be assigned.
*STUDENTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO SIGN THE MEDICAL WARRANTY, TRAINING AGREEMENT AND WAIVER OF LIABILITY PRIOR TO PRACTICAL TRAINING.
*IF THE STUDENT IS UNDER THE LEGAL AGE OF MAJORITY A PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN WILL BE RESPONSIBLE TO SIGN ON THE STUDENTS’ BEHALF. THIS WOULD INCLUDE ANYONE UNDER THE AGE OF 19 IN NEW BRUNSWICK OR UNDER THE AGE OF 18 IN PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND.
Should you have any questions after reading the information and/or medical warranty, training agreement, and waiver, please contact Safety Services New Brunswick at 1-877-762-7233 (7NBSAFE) or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.