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Scootering Life /.. LICENCE REQUIREMENTS
 
Licence requirements can seem complicated. Save yourself the pain and refer to our easy guide below. Still confused? Just phone Scooter Red on 01242 263111 for all the info you need to get mobile.

To find out the requirements of the licence type you require to get on the road, simply click on the letter which cross references your age and the licence type you currently hold:



IF YOU HAVE
IF YOU ARE AGED:
LICENCE TYPE
16
17 - 19
19 & OVER

NO LICENCE
MOPED LICENCE (Cat P)
LIGHT MOTORCYLE LICENCE (Cat A1)
FULL MOTORCYCLE LICENCE (Cat A)
FULL CAR LICENCE

C
D
E

F

G

C
H
F

I

J



A

You need to apply for a provisional licence and once you pass the CBT course you can ride a moped provisionally until you pass the theory test and practical test.


B

You can ride a moped and you may carry pillions.


C

You need to apply for a provisional motorcycle licence and once you pass the CBT course you can ride a scooter up to 125cc provisionally until you pass the theory test and practical test.

If you require an A1 licence you have to take your test on a Scooter of between 75cc and 125cc. However for a Cat A licence the practical test has to be taken in a 125cc scooter and after 2 years you can ride any size scooter.


D

You can ride a 50cc moped or provisionally ride up to 125cc scooter.

If you require an A1 licence you have to take your test on a Scooter of between 75cc and 125cc. However for a Cat A licence the practical test has to be taken in a 125cc scooter and after 2 years you can ride any size scooter


E

You have passed the A1 test, so you can ride any scooter up to 125cc for 2 years. After that period you can ride any scooter size.


F

You can ride any scooter up to a limit of 33-BHP.


G

You can gain a moped licence by completing the CBT course or ride provisionally any scooter up to 125cc for a period of 2 years by which time you need to have passed the A1 or A practical test.


H

You can ride a 50 cc scooter with out any restrictions and a scooter up to 125cc provisionally. There are two alternatives: either pass the test for the A1 category in which case you will be able to ride scooters up to 33HP or pass the category A direct access test in which case you will be able to ride any size scooter.
 


I

You can ride any size scooter.


J

You can ride a 50cc moped or provisionally ride up to 125cc scooter, after you have successfully completed the CBT course. If you require an A1 licence you have to take your test on a Scooter of between 75cc and 125cc.

However for a Cat A licence the practical test has to be taken in a 125cc scooter and after 2 years you can ride any size scooter. If you however passed your car-driving test before February 2001, you can ride a 50cc scooter with no restrictions.

We would however highly recommend you take the CBT course, as this is essential training for safe riding.


X

This option is not available to you


Scootering Life /.. FURTHER LICENCE REQUIREMENTS
 
Scooter Red organise CBT courses nationwide and arrange personal pre-test instruction. Single day and weekend courses are also available for a safe and quick start to scootering and obtaining further licences. For a rundown on the latest prices for these intensive courses, click here for details.

For more details on licence requirements, test centres or general advice call us on 01242 263111 or email us to info@scooter-red.com.

 

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Definitions within Licence Requirements
MOPED: Is a scooter of 50cc

CBT:
Compulsory Basic Training. Is a day long motorbike course with a qualified instructor

PROVISIONALLY:
Means must display L plates, may not ride on motorways and may not carry pillion passengers.


 
   
     

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