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The Current Motor Bike Test Process
There are three mandatory elements to taking your motor bike test.
1) A compulsory basic training (CBT test) course that covers basic safety.
2) Take the module 1 DSA motorbike rider's test. Try this sample test
3) Take the module 2 DSA motorbike rider's test.
Age and Motor cycle power output constraints
If you are over 21 years of age you should take a direct access course where on successfully completing the modules allows you to ride any bike.
If you are under 21 where on successfully completing training and exams you have restrictions on the power output of any motor bike you ride for two years. After which you can take a test to enable you to ride any bike.
Module one is the off-
What happens during module one
Module one includes the following manoeuvres:
wheeling the moped or motorcycle and using the stand
doing a slalom and figure of eight
a slow ride
cornering and controlled stop
cornering and the emergency stop
cornering and hazard avoidance
There is a minimum speed requirement of around 32 miles per hour (50 kilometres per hour) for the hazard avoidance and emergency stop exercises. There is no minimum speed requirement for the first cornering and controlled stop exercise.
Motorcycle manoeuvring area
Module one takes place in a safe off-
Watch a video about the motorcycle test
Mod 1 test provides a A1 Light Licence – This test is taken on a Motorcycle between 75cc and 120cc. Once passed this licence allows full entitlement for any motorcycle up to 125cc. Minimum age of 17 (Light Motor Cycle) Up to 125cc Restricted to Maximum of 14.6 BHP
Mod 2 test provides a A2 Licence (Restricted between the ages of 17 and under the age of 21) -
A Licence (Full) -
If you are under 21 when you take this test for Group A licence, then the BHP restriction stays in place for 2 years from your pass date or until you turn 21. At your 21st birthday you can opt to take the Direct Access. You go with Provisional Group A1 and complete with a Full unrestricted Group A licence.