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Driver Education

To enroll: 843.574.6152  For information: Steve Price, 843.574.6683, steve.price@tridenttech.edu

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Defensive Driving (DDC-8)

Drivers who have accumulated penalty points against their records can have up to four points removed upon successful completion of this National Safety Council course. Depending on your insurance carrier, a possible discount may be available for the successful completion of this course. Contact your insurance company for any possible discount eligibility. You must register in advance and must be on time. There is a 25 percent fee to transfer to a different course date to be paid on the date of transfer. As a reminder, any person who drives a motor vehicle when his or her license is cancelled, suspended or revoked is in violation of S.C. Statute 56-1-460 and is subject to arrest; this includes driving to and from TTC campuses. Important Note: Before enrolling in this course, you should verify you have points on your driving record by going to  http://www.scdmvonline.org/ for the credited points to be applied. Former students who have lost or misplaced their original certificate should call the National Safety Council at 1.800.733.6185 to request a replacement. Also, this is not a course for ADSAP substance violations. For information on those violations visit www.daodas.state.sc.us/intervention.asp.To register, call 843.574.6152. Books included
XDDC 501-009
XDDC 501-MP3
XDDC 502-007
XDDC 501-010
XDDC 501-011
XDDC 502-008
XDDC 501-012
XDDC 501-013
XDDC 502-009
XDDC 501-SP2
XDDC 501-014
XDDC 502-010
XDDC 501-DQ3
XDDC 501-015
XDDC 502-011
XDDC 501-016
XDDC 501-MP4
XDDC 502-012 
XDDC 501-017

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5/31
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6/21
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7/15-16
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8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
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Motorcycle Safety


Motorcycle Safety

Instructors are certified by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation. To register, call 843.574.6152. For other information, call 843.574.6683.

The items listed below are mandatory for participation in the riding portion of the Motorcycle Safety courses.

  1. Full or three-fourths coverage DOT- or SNELL-approved motorcycle helmet. No half or "shorty" helmets, even if they are DOT-approved. We have the appropriate helmets; students may use them if they do not have their own helmets.
  2. Full-fingered gloves
  3. Long-sleeve shirt or jacket depending on weather
  4. Long pants made of denim or other sturdy material
  5. Over-the-ankle sturdy footwear made from leather or other strong synthetic material. No tennis shoes or other canvas-type materials.
  6. Eye protection.Helmet face shields, goggles or other motorcycle-type accepted eye protection. Prescription glasses and sunglasses are accepted as eye protection for the course.

Man riding motorcycle                   FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS        

 Where do the classes meet?

The classroom sessions are held in Building 950, Main Campus, 2001 Mabeline Rd., North Charleston.  The riding sessions are held on the range directly adjacent to the building.  For classroom sessions, students should have a pen or pencil and a notepad. 
 

 When do the classes meet?

         Basic Rider Class (BRC)    
        
6-10 p.m. on Friday and 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. on Saturday AND Sunday

         Experienced Rider Class (BRC 2)   9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday only 
        
 What equipment do I need to bring to class?  
The same equipment is needed for the riding sessions in all three levels of class:

  • DOT-approved full or open-face helmet (half helmets are prohibited)
  • eye protection
  • full-fingered gloves
  • long sleeves AND pants
  • footwear that covers the ankles 
Basic Rider Course

This course is for the inexperienced rider or for a rider needing the Motorcycle Safety Foundation certification and teaches the basic techniques of riding a motorcycle. Motorcycles are provided up to the first 9 enrollees or one has the opportunity to use their own motorcycle (Basic Rider PMO). The course meets S.C. law for an insurance discount. Contact your insurance company for eligibility. Students must pass both a written and riding assessment to receive the Motorcycle Safety Foundation card. Classroom sessions in Bldg. 950 on Mabeline Rd., Main Campus. Course consists of six hours of classroom instruction and 12 hours of practical application riding for a total of 18 hours of continuing education.

Note: Basic Rider PMO sessions run in conjunction with the Basic Rider Course of the same weekend. Enrollees must be licensed or permitted and let our Registration Department know if you would like to use your own bike, whether registering in person or by phone.  

Prerequisite: Basic Rider enrollees must be eligible for a driverís license and able to ride a bicycle.

Classroom Instruction:
Friday, 6-10 p.m. 
Sunday, 2-4 p.m.

Practical Application Riding :
Saturday Session: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Hours may vary due to weather and class size.
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Sunday Session: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Class riding time may be slightly less due to weather conditions and level of enrollment.

Tuition: $239

XMTS 501-014
XMTS 501-015
XMTS 501-016
XMTS 501-017
XMTS 501-018
XMTS 501-019
XMTS 501-020
XMTS 501-021
XMTS 501-022
XMTS 501-023
XMTS 501-024
XMTS 501-025
XMTS 501-026

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Experienced Rider BRC2

This course is a skills tune-up for the experienced rider and a refresher for licensed operators or for those riding with a passenger. Both the rider and the passenger must be registered as students (course fee is for rider only). The course meets S.C. law for an insurance discount. Contact your insurance carrier for eligibility. Students must pass both a written and riding assessment. Course consists of two hours of classroom instruction and four-and-one-half hours of practical application (riding). Students must provide a street-legal, insured and fully registered motorcycle. Proof of ownership is required. 

Prerequisites: Learnerís permit operator must show proof of prior Motorcycle Safety Foundation course completion. Students must have either an M class motorcycle license, motorcycle license endorsement or a motorcycle learnerís permit.

Practical Riding:
9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Tuition: $79

XMTS 503-002
XMTS 503-003

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9 a.m.-4 p.m.

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Motorcycle First Responder / First Aid

ASMI logoASMI logoSo you've learned how to ride a motorcycle but do you know what to do in the event of a crash? TTC now offers Accident Scene Management Institute (ASMI) classes that will teach you how to secure the scene, properly contact EMS and treat injuries specific to a motorcycle crash, including how to properly remove a full-faced helmet if the injured is not breathing. This course awards 6 recertification contact hours to health care professionals. 

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XMTS 518-007 

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