Dragon Rider Cymru

Dragon Rider Cymru is a  motorcycle rider training course supported by the Driving Vehicle Standards Agency Enhanced Rider Scheme and Thunderroad Motorcycles of South Wales.

Neath Port Talbot's Road Safety Team has worked to develop this course of advanced rider skills which is delivered by experienced and qualified motorcycle Instructors who are accredited by the DVSA Enhanced Rider Scheme Trainers.

Dragon RiderSales Manager Alan of Thunderroad Motorcycles presents Brian from Neath Port Talbot Road Safety Team a Honda NC 750cc  for Dragon Rider and Bikesafe

Course Details

The course is subsidised by Welsh Government and is available to residents of the participating authorities and also available to riders from other areas who use the local authority roads for work or social purposes who wish to apply, for a limited period at no charge!

When is the course?

The course is held on a weekend and is  one day in duration. It consist of a morning classroom based session that takes place at a designated Fire and Rescue station within  Neath Port Talbot. The afternoon will be road based, using a variety of roads throughout the  Welsh Counties to meet the motorcycle training needs of the individual rider, based on the advanced Police rider manual, Roadcraft.

Riders who have completed the Bikesafe course are encouraged to bring copies of their assessment forms for the afternoon session. The training ratio will be one Instructor to a maximum of two riders for the on road element. Delivery will be tailored to meet the individual needs of the rider.

At the conclusion of the day participants will be issued with a certificate of competence that is recognised by a wide variety of insurance companies and may attract a premium discount.

How much is the course?

Courses are held year round and are currently available FREE of charge.

How to book

To reserve your Dragon Rider place, complete the booking form below. Alternatively call 01639 686828 or email roadsafety@npt.gov.uk for more information.