Book CBT compulsory basic training in Workington, Cumbria

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Cumbria Motorcycle and Driver Training

Moorclose School Bungalow, Workington, Cumbria, CA14 3SE

Approx. distance: 1.2 miles

Peter Cairns Rider Training

Unit E1 10 Allenbrooke Road, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 2UT

Approx. distance: 31.1 miles

Peter Cairns Rider Training

Unit 3, Catherinefield Road, Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway, DG1 3PQ

Approx. distance: 31.5 miles

Real Rider Motorcycle Training

Vickerstown Foolball Club, Mill Lane, Barrow in Furness, LA14 3NN

Approx. distance: 38.5 miles

Northern Route

25, Lake District Business Park, Kendal, Cumbria, LA9 6NH

Approx. distance: 38.5 miles

TNT Rider

New Galloway Road, Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway, DG8 6AW

Approx. distance: 43.2 miles

RIDE Motorcycle Training

Unit 11F, Keer Park, Carnforth, Lancashire, LA5 9FG

Approx. distance: 47.3 miles

Practical Bike Training

Stevant Way, White Lund Industrial Estate, Morecambe, Lancashire, LA3 3PA

Approx. distance: 49.7 miles

Raceways Rider Training

48-60 Dock Street, Fleetwood, Lancashire, FY7 6AG

Approx. distance: 54.4 miles

Adventures on Wheels Ltd

Whinfield Road, Selkirk, Scottish Borders, TD7 5DT

Approx. distance: 68.7 miles

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How to find CBT compulsory basic training in Workington, Cumbria

Are you seeking to take a CBT test in Workington or in the towns of Harrington, Maryport and Whitehaven? Would you like this to be helped by one of the best companies in the UK for motorcycle training? When you come to Book CBT Now, you will be able to find CBT training quickly and easily - why not just enter your postcode at the top of the page and we will find the closest motorcycle training companies operating in your area right now. Completing your 'Compulsory Basic Training' CBT test will allow you to ride any scooter, moped, electric motorbike, 50cc moped or 125cc motorbike of your choice. All you'll need to do is get a provisional UK license, suitable clothing and then book your CBT.

How can you help me find CBT training in Workington, Cumbria

When you use Book CBT Now to find a company for your CBT test in Workington you will only be provided with approved training bodies that meet all requirements set by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency. We will provide you with all the relevant details about the company along with additional information such as; whether bike hire, helmet hire and gloves and jacket hire are included, if there is parking on the premises, if there is an indoor classroom and if they have female instructors. If you would like to find out more about the company local to you then we will also provide you with their contact details.

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Over the years we have worked hard to ensure that all of our clients find the perfect team of experts for CBT training in Workington, we also have many different companies across Cumbria. If you are not sure if you area is covered, simply check our areas covered page and find the best company near you. We can ensure that all of the companies available will easily suit your needs and budget.

If I CBT compulsory basic training in Workington what would I be doing?

A CBT test consists of 5 elements labelled A to E. You will do these 5 elements in order throughout the day.

The DVSA have produced an excellent short video showing you the elements of a CBT. Here is the video and below it is the description of each of the elements.

Element A comprises of talk about clothing, safety helmet and equipment. This is also when your licence and eyesight will be checked and the aims of the course outlined. Make sure to bring your glasses or contact lenses if you wear them as you will need to read a registration plate at a distance of 20 metres. You will also learn:

  • Understanding the legal requirement to riding
  • Reinforcing your understanding of the Highway Code to a good level
  • Objectives of completing the CBT test
  • Understanding the importance of using good motorcycle equipment and clothing

Element B introduces you to the machine and its controls and includes:

  • Using the motorcycle stands to safely park your bike
  • Familiarity with the different motorcycle or scooter controls
  • Wheel the bike round to the left and right
  • Starting and stopping the engine
  • Carrying out basic maintenance checks

Element C is the main part of the course and takes place on an approved training site (CBT pad). This is when you will learn to:

  • Pull away, stop, start and change gears (where applicable)
  • Ride in a straight line
  • Ride in a slow and controlled manner
  • Change gears
  • Use both brakes
  • Ride a figure of eight
  • Carry out left, right and U-turns
  • Carry out emergency braking
  • Ride round bends safely
  • Carry out rear observation

Element D is a return to the class room prior to going out on the road. You will get a full briefing explaining:

  • The use of speed, road positioning, safe driving distances
  • The importance of the Highway Code
  • Your visibility on the road
  • Using rear observation
  • Riding at the correct speeds, road positioning and distance between other vehicles according to traffic and road conditions.
  • Learning to anticipate danger and riding defensively
  • Care will also be given in explaining about the radios and how not to get lost on the road

Element E is where you put all the above into practise by riding on the road. You will go out on the road with an instructor two at a time with a radio link. You must do at least two hours of road tuition, which must include doing a U-turn and emergency stop. At the outset the instructor will give plenty of guidance and help, but towards the end of the time on the road the instructor will be looking to see if you can get safely from one place to another without hurting yourself or anybody else.