Become a Rider Coach!

Texas Motorcycle Training ProgramTexas desperately needs RiderCoaches

Motorcycles are big in Texas, and the demand for new-rider training has never been higher.  Texas DPS is looking for experienced riders who are interested in becoming RiderCoaches.

There will be FOUR classes to train RiderCoaches this year

  • April 18-26, Carrollton
  • May 23-31, Pasadena
  • June 13-21, McAllen
  • July 11-19, Amarillo

See FAQs and the schedule, including the pricing, from the Texas DPS Motorcycle/ATV Safety Unit.

Contact your nearest RiderCourse location and learn how to share your skills with the next generation of Texas riders!

Come see us! Look Learn Live attending International Motorcycle Show in Dallas

The International Motorcycle Show starts January 3, 2020 and runs through January 5, 2020 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. TTI’s motorcycle safety team will be there to spread the word about motorcycle safety.

We’ll be handing out free patches, koozies, chapstick, hand sanitizer, kickstand coasters and bumper stickers at the booth. Come see us!

Before your ride, remember:

  1. Wear all the gear, all the time.
  2. Ride smart, not impaired.
  3. Take the Basic RiderCourse.

Find out more about rally events on the Progressive International Motorcycle Shows website.

Details about the International Motorcycle Show, Times, Event Dates

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Registration is open! 2020 Texas Motorcycle Safety Forum

Registration for Texas Motorcycle Safety Forum information.

The Texas Motorcycle Safety Forum meets each year to bring together those interested in motorcycling and motorcycle safety to discuss opportunities and initiatives to reduce the likelihood of motorcycle crashes, injuries, and fatalities in Texas.

Agenda to be shared soon! Attendees and speakers, please register here.

Date: 
February 22, 2020
9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Location: 
Y.O. Ranch Hotel & Conference Center
2033 Sidney Baker
Kerrville, Texas 78028

Make your hotel reservations today and don’t forget to ask for our group rate!

Who should attend?
All Riders, Instructors, and Traffic Safety Professionals

RSVP for the November 14th TMSC Meeting

Join us for the Texas Motorcycle Safety Coalition (TMSC) meeting, November 14, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The meeting will be held at the TTI Headquarters Building, 1111 RELLIS Parkway in Bryan, Texas, 77807 (see link to map below), in Rooms 1122 and 1124. Both members and non-members are invited to attend the meeting.

If you plan to attend the meeting please RSVP by emailing Christie no later than noon on Tuesday, November 12 and be sure to include you your license plate number. The license plate number is needed because of the way that parking permits are processed on the RELLIS campus. RSVP-ing in advance and providing your license plate information will help us save time Thursday morning (and will help us order the right amount of food for lunch)!

TTI Headquarters Building, 1111 RELLIS Parkway, Bryan, TX can be found here: https://goo.gl/maps/vmULbGZCj8GNiNDa6

The agenda will be as follows: 

10:00 – 10:10 AM       Opening Remarks & New Member Introduction

10:10 – 10:20 AM       TxDOT Update

10:20 – 10:30 AM       Motorcycle Training and TDLR Update

10:30 – 10:50 AM       Training & Licensing Project Update

10:50 – 12:00              Video Development

12:00 – 1:00 PM         Lunch and Networking

1:00 – 1:30 PM           Alcohol-Related Crashes – Statistics

1:30 – 2:00 PM           TMSC Safety Award

2:00 — 2:30 PM          2020 Forum Planning

2:30- 3:00 PM            Open Discussion and Adjourn                       

RSVP for April 25 Texas Motorcycle Safety Coalition Meeting

Texas Motorcycle Safety Coalition logo

Join us for the Texas Motorcycle Safety Coalition (TMSC) meeting, April 25, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

New location! The meeting will be held at the new TTI Headquarters Building, 1111 RELLIS Parkway in Bryan, Texas, 77807 (https://tti.tamu.edu/facilities/maps/bryan-college-station/), in Room 1122. Both members and non-members are invited to attend the meeting.

Please RSVP to attend by emailing Christie no later than noon on Tuesday, April 23 and indicate if you will drive a State Vehicle, Personal Vehicle or Motorcycle, and if possible please include the license plate number. The license plate number is needed to issue your parking permit at the RELLIS campus. RSVP-ing in advance and providing your vehicle and license plate information will save some time when you arrive on Thursday morning (and will help us order the right amount of food for lunch)!

The agenda will be as follows:

10:00 – 10:15 AM | Opening Remarks & New Member Introduction | Chris Beiries, TMSC Chair

10:15 – 10:30 AM | 2019 Forum Review and Eval; 2020 Forum Dates | Cody Stewart, TTI

10:30 – 10:45 AM | Motorcycle Training and TDLR Update | John Young, DPS/Mike Manser, TTI

10:45 – 11:00 AM | Break

11:00 – 11:20 AM | TxDOT Update | Lisa Johnson, TxDOT

11:20 – 12:00 PM | TMSC Bylaws and Upcoming Meetings | Mike Manser, TTI

12:00 – 1:15 PM | Lunch and Networking

1:15 – 1:45 PM | Motorcycle Strategic Action Plan 2016-21 Review | Laura Higgins, TTI

1:45 – 2:45 PM | SAP Countermeasures and TMSC – Discussion

2:45 – 3:00 PM | Open Discussion and Adjourn