Motorcycle Safety Training Program

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Beginning in March 2014, all Illinois Cycle Rider Safety Training Program courses, held at twelve sites in Cook County, will be administered through Harper College. Three levels of Motorcycle RiderCourses are offered to beginning through advanced motorcycle riders in an effort to reduce the severity and frequency of motorcycle accidents. Curriculum developed by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation helps riders manage risks and increase skills through classroom instruction and live exercises on motorcycles provided by the program. There is no charge for any of the courses. A fully refundable $20 administrative fee is collected at registration.

Schedule and Location

Courses for Spring 2014  Courses for Summer 2014

Click the orange buttons to search using a Flash enabled device. Check back as courses are being added. Take a course at one of eleven locations around Cook County. Find the location nearest to you. If you experience any technical difficulties, please call us at 847.925.6300.

How to Register

Phone: call 847.925.6300 to register.

Online: Two Ways

1. Pay by credit card with a Flash enabled device, using the orange buttons above.

2. Pay by waiver, electronic check, payment plan or credit card with a device not supporting Flash, using the MyHarper Portal. First time using MyHarper? Create your account now. It's free. 

In person: Continuing Education Registration Desk, Wojcik Conference Center Lobby, Building W


Motorcycle Training Locations


Interested in becoming a RiderCoach? Take the RiderCoach Preparation Course.


Students taking a course must pay a $20 deposit to hold a spot in the course. Once the course has been completed, a student may request a refund. Refunds will be issued by check only within eight weeks of the request date. Requests must be submitted within 30 days of the end date of the class or the refund will be forfeited. 

Haven't started the class yet? You may drop your course any time before the start date of a class and be issued a refund. Call 847.925.6300 or manage choose 'Drop a Course' online using the platform you registered with.


The Basic RiderCourse, Intermediate RiderCourse, Advanced RiderCourse, and RiderCoach Prep courses are sponsored by the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), Harper College, the Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF), and community agencies as a public service with training locations throughout Cook County.