is a great way to find out if biking is suited to you and its good
fun too. If you are 16 and are fed up with using 'mums taxi' to
get you around a CBT lets you ride a moped and could give you the
freedom you are looking for.
New Staged Access Routes to Motorcycle Licence's
This can be taken on a machine between 115 and 125cc. If you are
aged between 17 and 19 this will be your only option.
passing the A1 you will get a full licence to ride on the motorways
and take pillion passengers, but you will NEVER be able to ride
anything bigger than a 125cc machine that produces a maximum of
11Kwh (14.6 Bhp) until you pass the next (A2) when you reach a minimum
age of 19 or two years after passing you A1 test.
This will be taken on a machine of a minimum of 395cc that produces
a maximum of 35 Kwh (46.6 Bhp). This can only be taken when you
are at least 19 years old or two years after passing your A1.
passing you can ride any size of motorbike but the power is capped
at 35Kwh (46.6 Bhp) this will never increase! The other "restriction"
on the category, is the machine cannot be restricted to 35 Kwh if
it produces more than 70 Kwh or 93.5 Bhp in standard trim.
Direct Access Scheme will still be available but the minimum age
will rise from 21 to 24. The bike engine size of at least 595cc
and must produce at least 40 Kwh (54 Bhp). You must be at least
24years old or can be taken two years after passing your A2. It
is possible to obtain your A Licence at 21, ONLY IF you have already
passed your A2 licence at 19.
book and practice your theory test visit www.gov.uk