Advanced Rider Course

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Advanced Rider Course (ARC)

The ARC is a one-day course that builds upon rider's current skills and helps with personal risk assessment. It includes a fast-paced classroom segment with several interactive activities to improve perception and hazard awareness. Range exercises enhance both riding skills and crash avoidance skills. Improving braking and cornering finesse is emphasized. The course is beneficial to all riders on all types of street motorcycle.

The ARC consists of approximately 8 hours of instruction. Upon successful completion of the course, a student will be issued a completion card by mail from the Illinois Cycle Rider Safety Training Program, which is recognized by many insurance companies for premium discounts. Students will also receive a state decal and hatpin. (when available)

ARC Passengers:

At this time we are not accepting passengers in the ARC.


  • Review the schedule of courses here, then register using our web based system.

Registration Deposit Refund Policy:

  • Your refundable $20 registration deposit reserves your place in class. However you must attend the first class session on time to claim your reserved place. We recommend that all students arrive 15 minutes prior to the scheduled start time. Students not in attendance at the scheduled start time will forfeit their seat and deposit. Walk-in students will be assigned to unclaimed reserve seats promptly at the posted start time. Deposit refunds will be issued to the students completing the course.

Scooters in the ARC

  • Students may bring any size scooter to the ARC; please read the prior course descriptions.
  • Scooters must also meet the eligibility requirements for ARC students. Please use the link to the left of this page for more information.

To see the Advanced Rider Course eligibility and requirements, click here.