Q. How long does a CBT take?
A. We start at 9 a.m. and usually finish around 4.30
Q. Do I have to provide my own bike?
A. No, we provide motorcycles and safety equipment as standard.
Q. Do I need to take a theory test before CBT?
A. No, but we advise that you do reference the highway code for your own safety
Q. Do I need to do another CBT to move from automatic to geared machines?
A. No, as long as the CBT is in force there is no need, but we do recommend that people upgrading or moving to geared machines have further training.
Q. What is the ratio of instructor to student?
A. Maximum two students to one instructor during the on road training
Q. Is CBT a test?
A. No, it is a training day. It is our job to get you to a satisfactory standard before issuing you with your certificate.
Q. Do I have to provide my own helmet?
A. No, helmets are provided as standard, but if you have your own equipment please feel free to bring it.
Q. Do I need a licence?
A. Yes, you need a licence with provisional entitlement for ‘P’ moped, or ‘A’ motorcycle, which you can apply for. ON THE DAY PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU BRING BOTH PARTS OF YOUR LICENCE
Q. What size of bike can I ride at 16 yrs?
A. Up to 49cc with a design speed of not more than 28mph (52kph)
Q. What size of bike can I ride at 17 yrs?
A. Up to 125cc, as long as it is not more than 15bhp
Q. How long does a CBT certificate last?
A. A CBT certificate is valid for 2 years.
Q. Can I use my own bike?
A. Yes, it needs to be road worthy and legal, and display full sized ‘L’ plates front and back
Q. If I pass my practical test on a 125cc, what size of bike can I ride?
A. At present you can ride a bike of not more than 33bhp (25kW) for a period of two years, after which any sized motorcycle can be ridden without the need for a further test, providing you have continually ridden during the two years.
Q. Do I have to take my theory test before my practical test?
A. Yes , you can book your theory test on the DSA website at www.dsa.gov.uk. To book your theory driving test online you need:your valid Great Britain or Northern Ireland pprovisional driving licence number and your credit or debit card details.
Q. Is there a quicker way to get to ride a bigger bike?
A. Yes, it is called a Direct Access Scheme and is available to people of 19 yrs and over, and provides a fast track route to larger CC bikes.
Q. where can i find information about the module 1 and module 2 tests?
A. The DSA Website at www.dsa.gov.uk