|(a) All courses must be conducted in accordance with
a department-approved curriculum.
(b) The student-to-instructor ratio for classroom instruction
of a course may not exceed 36 students per instructor.
(c) The student-to-instructor ratio for range instruction
may not exceed eight students per instructor, or a more restrictive
ratio imposed by the approved curriculum.
(d) For two-wheeled motorcycle courses, a separate
motorcycle must be available for each student. For three-wheeled motorcycle
courses, no more than two students may share a motorcycle.
(e) All students and instructors must wear protective
gear when participating in the on-cycle activities of the course.
The minimum protective gear includes:
(1) a motorcycle helmet that meets the standards of
the U.S. Department of Transportation;
(2) eye protection;
(3) over-the-ankle, sturdy footwear;
(4) a long-sleeved shirt or jacket;
(5) non-flare pants that cover the entire leg and are
made from a material that is at least as sturdy as denim; and
(6) full-fingered gloves.
(f) No person shall be on the range during any phase
of range instruction except:
(1) instructors who are providing instruction, assistance,
(2) students who are enrolled in the course being conducted;
(3) interpreters or other assistants providing services
to accommodate a disability or other condition required by law to
be accommodated; or
(4) range assistants who are:
(A) enrolled in an instructor preparation course described
in §98.22; or
(B) all of the following:
(i) at least 16 years old;
(ii) employed by or contracted with the motorcycle
(iii) trained by the motorcycle school to provide non-instructional
(g) A range assistant may not provide any form of instruction
or evaluation of students, but may provide non-instructional support,
(1) moving motorcycles;
(2) setting up, removing, or operating classroom equipment
(3) setting or removing cones or other objects for
(4) performing on-site motorcycle maintenance; and
(5) conducting demonstrations of riding exercises under
the supervision of an instructor, if allowed by the approved curriculum.