MCAS Yuma Motorcycle Course Description
Traffic Safety Course Online Enrollment
The following traffic safety courses are offered by the station's safety department:
Basic Motorcycle Riders Course
This course is required for all active duty personnel who ride a motorcycle on or off base as well as anyone who rides on base. All personnel must possess a valid state-issued motorcycle endorsement or permit. Motorcycles, gloves and helmets are provided. Couse times should be verified upon sign up due to changes in temperatures and requirements.
Advanced Riders Course
This course must be completed within 120 days after completing the Basic Motorcycle Riders Course. Others who are eligible may also attend. Personnel must possess a state-issued motorcycle endorsement, motorcycle and personal protective equipment. Couse times should be verified upon sign up due to changes in temperatures and requirements.
OSHA 10hr General Industry Course
This course is mandatory for all civilian employees working aboard MCAS Yuma and highly encouraged for active duty personnel. The training covers a variety of general industry safety and health hazards that an employee may encounter. This training emphasizes hazard identification, avoidance, control and prevention.
Alive at 25
This course is required for all Marines under 26 years of age. Military dependents under 26 may also attend. Couse times should be verified upon sign up due to changes in temperatures and requirements.
Attitudinal Dynamics of Driving
This course is normally mandated to personnel through traffic court, however, classes are open to anyone. Couse times should be verified upon sign up due to changes in temperatures and requirements.
ATV Course and Dirt Bike Course
These courses are required for anyone who rides an ATV or dirt bike on Department of Defense property. However, the classes are available to all ATV or dirt bike riders. Participants must supply their own ATV or dirt bike and PPE. Separate five-hour classes are held on an as-needed basis for each type of vehicle. Call the traffic safety office to apply.
Eligibility: Unless specified above, all courses are available to active duty, dependents, retirees, active reservists and Department of Defense employees. Contractors are not eligible.
Classes are first-come, first-served and class schedules are subject to change. Registered students will be informed of course locations and any changes prior to the start of class.
All motorcycle courses must be scheduled through the student's unit motorcycle representative. All other courses must be scheduled by a staff noncommissioned officer or above.
In order to register for any motorcycle classes, riders must have motorcycles and PPE inspected by a unit motorcycle representative or at the station traffic safety office.
For more information, call the traffic safety office at 928-269-2965.
Explosive/Hazardous Material Driver Course
This class is required for personnel whose duties require them to transport hazardous material which includes explosives in motor vehicles. Personnel who currently have these qualifications are required to attend this class every two years in order to maintain qualifications. This course meets the requirement of the 49-Code of Federal Regulation (49-CFR) Department of Transportation Regulation. The only prerequisites to attend the course is a valid state driver's license and at least 18 years old.
Explosive Operators Course for Tactical Material Handling Equipment (MHE) is offered when requested.
This class is required for personnel whose duties require them to handle explosives with Tactical MHE. Personnel who currently have these qualifications are required to attend this class every three years in order to maintain qualifications. This course meets the requirements of NAVSEA SW023-AH-WHM-010 and TM 11275-15/4. The only prerequisites to attend the course is completion of AMMO-18 Distance Learning, a valid Tactical Heavy Equipment Operators License and at least 18 years old.