Book a motorcycle CBT test in Stroud, Gloucestershire

Click on any of the motorcycle training schools below to view more information and check availability.

Riders Motorcycle Training

Old Cryptians Rugby Football Club, Tuffley Avenue, Gloucester, GL1 5NS

Approx. distance: 6.9 miles

Westside Riders

Mill Place 2, South Entrance, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 5SR

Approx. distance: 7.6 miles

Shurdington Motorcycle Training

Hatherley and Reddings Cricket Club, Shurdington, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 4XA

Approx. distance: 10.1 miles

CC Motorcycle Training

20 Naunton Lane, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 7BH

Approx. distance: 11.4 miles

Stella Motorcycle Training

Drybrook RFC, Mannings Ground, High Street, Drybroo, Gloucestershire, GL17 9EU

Approx. distance: 13.8 miles

Go Moto Bike Ltd

The Studio, Ross-On-Wye, HR9 5JG

Approx. distance: 19.4 miles

Moto vation

24 Webbs Court, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 4TR

Approx. distance: 19.5 miles

Phoenix MCT Chippenham

Chippenham Rugby Club, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN14 0YZ

Approx. distance: 19.6 miles

Bristol Motorcycle Training Centre

Old Gloucester Road, Hambrook, Bristol, BS16 1RS

Approx. distance: 20.4 miles

Abbey Rider Training

Abbey Stadium, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN25 4DN

Approx. distance: 20.6 miles

CBT training and testing underway in Stroud

Find a motorcycle CBT test that is just right for you in Stroud, Gloucestershire

Your one stop shop for finding a motorcycle CBT test close to you in Stroud. We have all the information here for you to find suitable a motorcycle CBT test close to you or nearby in Stonehouse, Painswick and Minchinhampton.

Will I be on my own during a CBT?

Normally during a CBT test in Stroud there will be other riders with you, you will all take part in classroom and off-road sections together as well as practical sections. Taking the test in a group is a great way to calm your nerves. The majority of motorcycle training schools will also supply motorcycles for hire during your CBT test in Stroud so you do not need to bring one with you. Sometimes the price of your CBT includes the hire of a motorcycle and sometimes it doesn't, so we always advise that you check this before booking. Here at Book CBT Now we will provide you with the information for all of your local CBT companies and you can then decide which company you wish to use.

You can book your CBT test in Stroud here

How do I get my CBT test DL196 certificate?

It is crucial to undergo a CBT test in Stroud as this can train riders to ride safely, reduce the risk of minor to potentially fatal road accidents, improve rider training and give people of all ages the best knowledge of controls, steering and more. When it comes to a CBT test, we can ensure that each company listed will work hard to make you a more confident rider, so you can enjoy a smooth and safe driving experience. Each instructor will evaluate your skills over and once you have met their standards, you will be able to receive a pass certificate.

If I a motorcycle CBT test in Stroud 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.


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What does CBT stand for?

CBT stands for Compulsory Basic Training, this is something that was introduced in 1990 and it aims to reduce motorcycle accidents. Your CBT training in Haringey will improve rider training and give people of all ages a basic understanding of the controls of a two-wheeled machine and the confidence to use it on the road. Your CBT can normally be completed in a day but may take longer if your instructor feels that you need more training.