State Motorcycle Safety Administrators
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Most states have an administrator who deals specifically with issues related to motorcycle safety. Contact your state motorcycle safety administrator for information on rider training courses, operator licensing, the use of protective equipment and other state regulations governing motorcycle use.
Alabama
Butch Moss
Alabama Traffic Safety Center
University of Montevallo
Station 6747
Montevallo, AL 35115-6000
Phone: 205-665-6747
Email: mossr@montevallo.edu
 
Arizona
Bill Foutch
Motor Vehicle Division
Competitive Government Partnerships Program
1801 West Jefferson
MD 532M
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone: 602-712-7706
Email: bfoutch@dot.state.az.us
 
California
Sgt. Bob Jones
California Highway Patrol
Office of Special Projects
P.O. Box 942898
Sacramento, CA 94298-0001
Phone: 916-657-7222
Gary Goodson
Cain & Associates
210 Industrial Road
San Carlos, CA 94070
Phone: 650-232-5400
Rider Course Information:
(800) CC-RIDER
 
Colorado
Rick Davis
Colorado Department of Transportation
Office of Transportation Safety
4201 East Arkansas Avenue
Denver, CO 80222
Phone: 303-757-9466
Email: rick.davis@dot.state.co.us
 
Connecticut
Raymond Gaulin
D.O.T. Division of Highway Safety
P.O. Box 317546
2800 Berlin Turnpike
Newington, CT 06131-7546
Phone: 860-594-2369
Email: aymond.gaulin@po.state.ct.us
Rider Course Information:
800-872-7433
 
Delaware
Agnes Mical
Delaware Motor Vehicle Division
P.O. Box 698
Dover, DE 19903
Phone: 302-744-2549
Email: amical@state.de.us
 
Florida
Barbara Lauer
Bureau of Driver Education and DUI Programs
Division of Drivers Licenses
Neil Kirkman Building
2900 Apalachee Parkway
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0570
Phone: 850-487-1227
 
Georgia
Chad Burns
Georgia State Patrol Post 47 Motorcycle Safety Program
5036 Highway 85
Forest Park, GA 30297-2405
Phone: 404-669-2950
Email: motorcyclesafety@dps.state.ga.us
Rider Course Information:
800-245-4410
 
Hawaii
Morgan Keene
Motorcycle Safety Education Program
Leeward Community College
96-045 Ala Ike Street, CE 100
Pearl City, HI 96782
Phone: 808-455-0307
Phone: 808-453-6120
Email: mkeene@hawaii.edu
Idaho
Ronald Shepard
Idaho Department of Education
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0027
Phone: 208-332-6852
208-386-3288 (voicemail)
Email: reshepar@sde.state.id.us
Rider Course Information:
888-280-STAR
 
Illinois
John Brandon
Division of Traffic Safety 3rd Floor
3215 Executive Park Drive
Springfield, IL 62703-9212
Phone: 217-785-1181
Rider Course Information:
800-322-7619
Indiana
John Bodeker
Department of Education
Division of School
Traffic Safety
Room 229, State House
Indianapolis, IN 46204-2798
Phone: 317-232-0893
Email: jbodeker@doe.state.in.us
Iowa
Erik Eriksen
Division of Driver Services
Motor Vehicle Division
Iowa Department of Transportation
P.O. Box 9204
Des Moines, IA 50306-9204
Phone: 515-237-3009
Email: eerikse@max.state.ia.us
 
Kansas
Joan Peterson
Kansas Motorcycle Safety Program
Kansas Department of Education
120 East Tenth Street
Topeka, KS 66612
Phone: 785-296-8107
 
Kentucky
Wayne Steele
Kentucky Motorcycle Safety Program
Eastern Kentucky University
250 Stratton Building
Richmond, KY 40475
Phone: 606-622-1153
Email: kmpmynes@acs.eku.edu
Rider Course Information:
800-396-3234
Louisiana
Laurence Ourso
Motorcycle Safety Program Department of Education
P.O. Box 94064
Room 218 Annex
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9064
Phone: 225-342-9219
 
Maine
Norman Brodeur
Driver Education Program Bureau of Motor Vehicles
Station 29, State House
Augusta, ME 04333
Phone: 207-624-9156
Email: norman.brodeur@state.me.us
 
Maryland
M. Philip Sause
Motorcycle Safety Program
Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration
6601 Ritchie Highway, NE
Room 208
Glen Burnie, MD 21062
Phone: 410-424-3124
Email: psause@mdot.state.md.us
Rider Course Information:
800-638-1722
 
Massachusetts
Brook Chipman
Governor's Highway Safety Bureau
10 Park Plaza, Suite 5220
Boston, MA 02116-3933
Phone: 617-973-8907
Email: brook.chipman@hsb.state.ma.us
 
Michigan
Claudette Nelson
Motorcycle Safety Education
Michigan Department of Education
P.O. Box 30008
Lansing, MI 48909
Phone: 517-335-0553
 
Minnesota
Karen Kadar
Minnesota Motorcycle Safety Center
8251 Main Street, NE
Suite 102
Fridley, MN 55432
Phone: 612-784-1488
Email: karen_kadar@motorcyclesafety.org
Rider Course Information:
800-407-6677
 
Mississippi
Pete Collins
Mississippi Department of Public Safety
1900 East Woodrow Wilson
Jackson, MS 39216
 
Missouri
Terry Butler
Missouri Motorcycle Safety Program
Central Missouri Safety Center
Humphreys 201 - CMSU
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660-543-4213
Email: tbutler@cmsu1.cmsu.edu
Rider Course Information:
800-801-3588
Montana
Roger Swearengen
Montana Motorcycle Safety Education Program
Montana State University - Northern
P.O. Box 7751
Havre, MT 59501-7751
Phone: 406-265-4177
Email: motorcycle@mail.msun.edu
Rider Course Information:
800-622-6132 ext. 4177
 
Nebraska
Fred E. Zwonechek
Department of Motor Vehicles
P.O. Box 94612
Lincoln, NE 68509
Phone: 402-471-2515
 
Nevada
Jim Utterback
Nevada Motorcycle Safety Program
Office of Traffic Safety
555 Wright Way
Carson City, NV 89711-0999
Phone: 775-687-4321
Email: jimutter@govmail.state.nv.us
Rider Course Information:
800-889-8779
 
New Hampshire
Roger Allen
New Hampshire Department of Public Safety
James H. Hayes Safety Building
10 Hazen Drive
Concord, NH 03301
Phone: 603-271-6088
 
New Jersey
Richard Frost
State of New Jersey
Division of Highway Traffic Safety
P.O. Box 048
Trenton, NJ 08625
Phone: (609) 633-9308
Rider Course Information:
800-422-3750
 
New Mexico
Mike Sandoval
Traffic Safety Bureau
P.O. Box 1149
Sante Fe, NM 87504-1149
Phone: 505-827-1584
 
New York
Mike Mellis
Motorcycle Association of
New York State, Inc.
170 West 83rd Street
New York, NY 10024-5042
Phone: 212-579-5543
Email: mmelis@manys.org
Rider Course Information:
888-4NYRIDE
 
North Carolina
John Stokes
North Carolina Motorcycle Safety Education Program
602 West Harper Street
Snow Hill, NC 28580
Phone: 252-747-7093
Email: jnsgcu@wpmail.lenoir.cc.us
Rider Course Information:
800-428-7433
 
North Dakoda
Carol Thurn
Motorcycle Safety Program 608 East Boulevard Avenue
Bismarck, ND 58505-0700
Phone: 701-328-4354
Email: cthurn@state.nd.us
 
Ohio
Robert Secrest
Motorcycle Ohio
1970 West Broad Street
P.O. Box 182081
Columbus, OH 43218-2081
Phone: 614-466-4041
Email: bsecrest@dps.state.oh.us
Rider Course Information:
800-83-RIDER
 
Oklahoma
Jeff Spencer
Motorcycle Safety Program
Oklahoma Highway Safety Office
3223 N. Lincoln Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK 73105-5403
Phone: 405-521-6021
Email: jspencer@dps.state.ok.us
 
Oregon
Steve Garets
Rider Education Programs
Team Oregon Motorcycle Safety Program
Oregon State University
Strand/AG 216
Corvallis, OR 97331-2216
Phone: 541-737-2459
Email: steve.garets@orst.edu
 
Pennsylvania
Dave Surgenor
Motorcycle Safety Program
1425 Eden Road
York, PA 17402
Phone: 717-849-5156
Email: dsurgenor@msf-usa.org
Rider Course Information:
800-845-9533
Rhode Island
Emilio Colantonio
Rhode Island Motorcycle Safety Program
1762 Louisquissett Pike/CCRI
Lincoln, RI 02865
Phone: 401-333-7070
 
South Carolina
Ross McClellan South Carolina Motorcycle Safety Program
1735 St. Julian Place
Suite 306
Columbia, SC 29204-2404
Phone: 803-779-5852
Email: ridersc@bellsouth.net
Rider Course Information:
888-45-RIDER
 
South Dakota
Rick Kiley
South Dakota Safety Council
3211 South Carolyn Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57106
Phone: 605-361-7785
Rider Course Information:
800-952-5539
 
Tennessee
Tom Guerrant
Motorcycle Safety Program
Tennessee Highway Patrol Training Center
275 Stewarts Ferry Pike
Nashville, TN 37214
Phone: 615-741-3073 ext. 114
 
Texas
Clifton Burdette
Motorcycle Safety Program
Texas Department of Public Safety
P.O. Box 4087
Austin, TX 78773-0257
Phone: 512-424-2021
Phone: 512-424-2803
Email: motorcycle.safety@txdps.state.tx.us
Utah
Albert Thornton
Motorcycle Education
Driver License Division
Department of Public Safety
P.O. Box 30560
Salt Lake City, UT 84130-0560
Phone: 801-964-4493
Email: athornto@dps.state.ut.us
Rider Course Information:
800-532-7691
 
Vermont
Robert King
Vermont Rider Education Program
Department of Motor Vehicles
120 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05603-0001
Phone: 802-828-2083
 
Virginia
Bruce Biondo
Virginia Rider Training Program
P.O. Box 27412
Richmond, VA 23269
Phone: 804-367-1813
Email: soitainly@aol.com
 
Washington
Don Mapp
Washington Motorcycle Safety Program
Department of Licensing
P.O. Box 9030
Olympia, WA 98507-9030
Phone: 360-902-3853
Email: dmapp@dol.wa.gov
Rider Course Information:
800-962-9010
 
West Virginia
Douglas Thompson
West Virginia Deparment of Transportation
Division of Motor Vehicles
1800 Kanawha Boulevard East
Capitol Complex, Building 3
Charleston, WV 25317
Phone: 304-558-2350
 
Wisconsin
Ronald Thompson
Motorcycle Safety Program Wisconsin Department of Transportation
P.O. Box 7936
Madison, WI 53707-7936
Phone: 608-266-7855
Email: ron.thompson@dot.state.wi.us
Rider Course Information:
800-368-9677
 
Wyoming
Susie McHenry
Motorcycle Safety program
Wyoming Department of Transportation
P.O. Box 1708
Cheyenne, WY 82003-1708
Phone: 307-777-4874
Rider Course Information:
888-570-9904

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