What Licence do I need to ride a 125cc scooter?

You can ride up to 125cc with a valid CBT certificate. (or a full motorcycle licence category A) A 250cc motorcycle will required a full motorcycle licence.

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 off-road. However, you must take and pass your compulsory basic training (CBT) before riding on the road.

What license do I need for a 125cc scooter?

‘A1’ Light Motorcycle Licence (max power 11kW)

Once you have passed your Practical Test, you will have a licence to ride any machine of up to 125cc, so long as it’s power is restricted to 11kW, without L-plates and you may carry a pillion passenger.

Can I ride a 125cc on a motorway?

You can ride a 125cc motorbike with a car licence. … The latter fact means that, as the signs suggest when you join an M-way, you shouldn’t take the 125cc bike on a motorway. To do that, you need to hold a full bike licence, meaning you’ve taken and passed the test.

Can I ride a 125cc at 16?

Age 16 – Moped (category AM) riders are limited to a 50cc scooter and no faster than 45Kph (28mph), you will need CBT first. If Moped registered before 2004 then 50Kph (30mph). Age 17 – Motorcycle (category A1) riders can ride up to a 125cc machine with a maximum power of 11kw.

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Can a 125cc go on the motorway UK?

Can I ride a 125cc on the motorway? Yes, you can ride a 125cc motorcycle on the motorway if you have a full motorcycle licence. You cannot ride on the motorway if you only have a CBT.

What is CBT certificate?

Compulsory basic training ( CBT ) is a course you usually have to take before you ride a moped or motorcycle on the road. The training makes sure you can ride safely on your own while you practise for your full moped or motorcycle test.

Do I need a CBT with a full driving license?

You do not need to take a CBT course or take the full moped test. You must take CBT if you want to ride anything larger than a 50cc moped.

Is a 125cc scooter considered a motorcycle?

Every motor vehicle having a saddle for the use of the rider and designed to travel on not more than three wheels in contact with the ground, but excluding a tractor and moped (with engine size less than 50CC), are defined as motorcycles.

How much is a CBT test UK?

If you already have that – or a full UK driving licence – you can skip this step. How much does the CBT certificate cost? A CBT (compulsory basic training) test can cost between £130 to £170, but the price can vary between instructors. The certificate is valid for two years.

What is the max speed of a 125cc?

The average 125cc bike will likely have a top speed of around 70mph, and should be able to cruise along at 50 to 60mph quite comfortably.

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How much is a CBT test cost?

The cost of your CBT (compulsory basic training) will be between £100 and £150.

Test and Training Fees.

Theory test £23.00 (Same on Saturdays and weekday evenings)
Practical test – Module 2 £75.00 (£88.50 on Saturdays and weekday evenings)

Can you fail a CBT test?

To reiterate here, there is no pass or fail of the CBT; it’s practically impossible to fail because there is no test.

What is a A1 licence?

The A1 Motorcycle Licence is available for people aged 17 or above who only want to ride a scooter/moped or motorbike with a maximum engine size of up to 125cc. Many people consider the A1 licence as a so called “permanent CBT”, with the added privilege of being able to use motorways, and carry pillion passenger’s.