BUMPY Ltd Birstall
Howden Clough Industrial Estate, Leeds Road, Birstall, West Yorkshire, WF17 0JB
Approx. distance: 1.6 miles
Anchor Motorbike Training Wakefield
Dewsbury Rams Stadium, Owl Lane, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, WF12 7RH
Approx. distance: 1.8 miles
RideSafe Motorcycle Training Bradford
Broadstone Way, Holmewood, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD4 9BU
Approx. distance: 5.1 miles
Brighouse Motorcycle Training Centre Huddersfield
Alder Street, Fartown, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD1 6LD
Approx. distance: 7.2 miles
Tommy Bee Motorcycle Training Leeds
Royds School, Pennington Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS26 8EX
Approx. distance: 7.4 miles
2 Wheelskool Bradford
Eccshill United Football Ground, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD2 1PN
Approx. distance: 9 miles
A2B Motorcycle Training Ltd Leeds
Modernians Clubhouse, Cookridge Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS16 7ND
Approx. distance: 10.4 miles
S and K Motorcycle Training Barnsley
Old Drift Mine, Lund Hill Lane, Royston, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S71 4BD
Approx. distance: 11.5 miles
A2B Motorcycle Training Ltd Otley
121 Bradford Road, Otley, West Yorkshire, LS21 3JT
Approx. distance: 13.2 miles
S and K Motorcycle Training Pontefract
Frickley Athletic Football Stadium, Westfield Lane, South Elmsall, Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF9 2EQ
Approx. distance: 16.6 miles
Locate motorcycle training in Batley, West Yorkshire
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What are the different types of motorcycle licence I can get in Batley?
There are 4 main types of full motorcycle licence issued by the DVSA. The first three (AM, A1 and A2 motorcycle licences) have restrictions on the type of moped or motorcycle you can ride, the fourth (the full A motorcycle licence) has no restrictions.
The AM restricted moped licence
The A1 restricted motorcycle licence
The minimum age to take this test is 17. According to the DVSA website it will allow you to ride a "Light motorcycle up to 11 kW (and a power-to-weight ratio not more than 0.1 kW per kg) and 125 cc". This means it's up to a 125 cc motorcycle with some restrictions to make sure it cannot accelerate too fast - a really good idea when you are new to riding a motorbike!
Requirements to take the A1 motorcycle test - You must have a UK provisional or full driving licence, a valid theory test certificate and a valid CBT certificate. Once you have taken this test you will not have to keep renewing your CBT certificate every 2 years, you can ride on motorways and you can take a pillion passenger on the back of your motorbike.
The A2 restricted motorcycle licence
For this licence you need to be at least 19 years of age, have completed your CBT or have had an A1 licence for at least 2 years. As with the A1 test you also need to have a UK provisional or full driving licence and a valid theory test certificate . The main benefit of getting an A2 licence is you can ride a more powerful motorcycle. The law states a "standard motorcycle up to 35 kW (and a power-to-weight ratio not more than 0.2 kW per kg)". So it's a more powerful bike, but still not completely un-restricted. To find A2 legal motorbikes you are best visiting your local motorcycle dealer and asking them to show you the A2 legal bikes, as otherwise it's very difficult to work out just looking at the tech specs.
The full A motorcycle licence, or DAS licence.
This is the licence that allows you to ride almost any motorcycle without restrictions, so it's the ultimate motorcycle licence. No limits on power outputs or power per kg or engine size! It is also called a 'DAS' licence as it can be obtained from the 'Direct AccesS' route. There are two ways you can get this licence:
2) If you are at least 21 years of age and you have held an A2 category licence for at least 2 years. This is sometimes referred to as the 'progressive access' route as you progress from one licence to another.
When taking the test the biggest difference is that you have to use a bigger, more powerful motorcycle. It will have a power of at least 40kw and an engine cc of at least 595 cc. Your local training school will make sure you have the right size bike for your test.
To get more detailed guidance on what licence is right for you then talk to your local motorcycle training school. You can search for them here and they are qualified to speak to you on the right type of training for you.
If I have a full car driving licence what motorcycle can I ride?
This depends on when you passed your driving test:
If you passed your car driving test before 1st February 2001
In this case you can ride a moped up to 50 cc without Learner plates and without needing a CBT. If you want to ride anything bigger then you will need to get your CBT certificate. Then you will be able to ride a restricted motorcycle up to 125 cc with Learner plates displayed.
If you passed your driving test on or after 1st February 2001
You must obtain a CBT certificate before you can ride anything. Once completed you can ride a moped or restricted motorcycle up to 125 cc.
How do I get the right training in Batley for the AM moped licence?
The AM moped licence is a restricted licence you can get when you are 16 or over. You can ride a moped of up to 50 cc and a top speed of 28 mph without Learner plates and you may carry a pillion passenger. If all you ever want to rider is a moped then this licence may be right for you. It is essential that you get the right training for this licence as without it you are likely to hurt yourself or even worse, someone else. Use this website to enter your postcode and search for your local motorcycle training school. They are all fully qualified to advise you on the training you will need. Although saving money is something everyone wants to do, the right training will save your life. Therefore don't just focus on price, look at the quality of training on offer and the standard of training.
What can I ride on a provisional driving licence in Batley?
A provisional driving licence is not a full driving licence so you are limited in what you can ride. So, when you first come to ride a motorcycle the DVSA will issue you with a provisional driving licence. What you can ride will depend on your age.
You must complete a CBT and then you can ride a moped or scooter up to 50 cc and with a top speed of no more than 28 mph. You must display L plates, you cannot carry a pillion passenger and you must not ride on a motorway.
Age 17 or over
You must complete a CBT and then you can ride a restricted motorcycle up to 125 cc. You must display L plates, you cannot carry a pillion passenger and you must not ride on a motorway.
Do you have a full car driving licence?
If you already have a full car driving licence then this automatically gives you provisional entitlement for riding a motorcycle. So, priovided you get your CBT certificate then you can ride a moped or motorcycle as mentioned above according to your age.