In order to learn to ride you’ll need to complete Compulsory Basic Training (CBT) when you receive your provisional licence. With provisional motorbike licence entitlement you can: Ride a moped or scooter up to 50cc if you’re aged 16+ as long as you’ve completed your CBT, display L plates and have insurance.
Is a moped and car provisional license the same?
A provisional driving licence is the first licence you will get. You can apply for it from the age of 15 years and 9 months and start to learn to drive a moped at the age of 16. You will have to wait to learn how to drive cars and motorcycles until you are the age of 17.
Can you ride a 50cc moped on a provisional car Licence?
With a provisional licence, you are not allowed to ride on the road until you have completed Compulsory Basic Training. Once you have completed the course you can ride a 50cc moped, or if you are 17 years old or over, with category A on your provisional licence, you can ride a learner legal motorcycle up to 125cc.
Does my car Licence cover a moped?
You can ride a moped (up to 50cc) without L plates and without taking the moped test in some situations.
Can I ride a 125cc scooter on a car Licence?
Yes, if you have a full car licence you can ride a 125cc scooter or motorbike. However, you must take and pass your compulsory basic training (CBT) before riding on the road.
How much is a moped provisional Licence?
Get your provisional licence
The fee is £50, so this must be included if applying by post, and if applying in person you need to make sure you have the money on hand to pay for the provisional licence fee. Once you have your provisional licence, though, you can’t yet drive on the road.
What happens if you drive alone with a provisional license?
Put simply, you’re breaking the law. It’s illegal to drive on a provisional licence without a qualified driver beside you. If you are caught, you’ll receive a fine and penalty points. … That would mean no licence, and no car.
Can I carry a passenger on a 50cc moped?
You must display L-plates, cannot carry passengers or go on motorways. This entitlement lasts for 2 years. … The advantages over just passing a CBT course alone, are that you can ride any Moped (up to 50cc) without L-plates and you may carry a pillion passenger.
How long can you ride a moped on a provisional Licence?
If you are 16 years old and pass a CBT with a provisional licence, you will be entitled to ride any 49cc scooter or motorcycle restricted to 28mph. You must display L-plates, cannot carry passengers or go on motorways. This entitlement lasts for 2 years.
How fast is 50cc in mph?
Typically, a 50cc moped is going to have a top speed of 30 miles per hour. At 30mph, you are going to be driving more than fast enough for most local trips.
Can I go straight to an A2 license?
If you already have an A1 licence and are 19 years old or more, you can take the practical test and upgrade to an A2 licence. After two years, or on reaching 24 years old, you can opt to take a Full Category A test and ride bikes of any capacity or power output.
Do you have to take a bike theory test if you have a car Licence?
Yes, you must pass a motorcycle theory test before taking the motorcycle practical test, irrespective of whether you have a full driving licence or not.
How long does a CBT last on a full car Licence?
The certificate is valid for two years, in which time you will need to pass your full test or take CBT again. The CBT is one of the first legal steps, and must by law be taken by any new rider before they get on the road using “L” plates.
What is the minimum cc motorbike allowed on a motorway?
The legislation states that motorways must not be used by holders of provisional motorcycle licences or riders of motorcycles under 50 cc.
Do you need L plates front and back on a 125?
As a provisional licence holder a CBT will allow you to ride a learner legal motorcycle up to 125cc, but L-plates must be displayed and you cannot take passengers.
Can 125cc go on dual carriageways?
Who can ride 125cc vehicles? … This will let you ride on the road with L-plates (D-plates in Wales) but you can’t carry a passenger or go on a motorway- a 125cc vehicle is usually perfectly adequate on dual carriageways.