CBT and Direct Access Motorcycle Training Covering Peterhead, Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire

This information is aimed to help you have a safe and enjoyable motorcycling career. The starting point for learners is the Compulsory Basic Training (CBT) assessment, which was introduced in 1990 to help reduce the very high accident rate among inexperienced motorcyclists. The CBT motorcycle training can only be provided by training establishments that have been approved by the Driver and Vehicle  Standards Agency (DVSA).

SO YOU WANT TO RIDE A MOPED/MOTORCYCLE, DID YOU KNOW

PICT0339All learner motorcycle and learner moped riders must complete a CBT motorcycle training course before riding on the road. Also with effect from the 1st February 2001, all new car drivers wanting to validate the full moped entitlement granted with their full licence, must complete a CBT course.

As mentioned CBT assessment can only be provided by an Approved Training Bodies (ABTs). To gain this approval ATB's must, Have; Instructors who have successfully completed a 2 day assessment by DVSA Examiners

Have; Training sites approved by the DVSA for the off-road training aspect of the course

After the CBT

Once you have completed the CBT and have decided you would like to continue you training towards obtaining a full licence, the options available to you are dependent on you age

19 years of age but under 24 - A2 Licence, this course allows the rider to learn and take their test on a motorcycle over 395cc with a power output between 25bhp anf 46 bhp once you pass your test you can remove your L plates carry a pillion passenger although you will be restricted to a motorcycle up to 46 bhp. until such time as you successfully complete the Direct Access Course.

24 and over - Direct Access motorcycle training scheme allows the rider to learn and take their test on a motorcycle over 46.6 bhp once you pass you test you can then ride any size bike with no restriction.

CBT and Direct Access Motorcycle Training Covering Peterhead, Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire


   
 
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