When you do the theory test
Do I need to take a motorcycle theory test if I 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.
Do I need a CBT if I have a full car licence?
CBT if you have a car driving licence
If you passed your car driving test on or after 1 February 2001, you must complete a CBT course to confirm your full moped licence. This means you won’t have to take CBT every 2 years to continue riding a moped.
Can I ride a motorcycle without theory test?
Yes, you always need to take and pass a motorbike theory test before taking the motorbike practical test, irrespective of whether you have a full driving licence or not.
What motorbike can you ride with a full car license?
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. With a completed CBT, you can ride a 125cc motorcycle on the road with L plates.
How much does it cost for your theory test?
A theory test costs £23 for cars, and the driving test costs £62. The full costs for lorries, buses, motorcycles and other vehicles are shown in the tables. These are the prices to book your theory test and book your driving test through GOV.UK.
How much is the CBT test?
Compulsory Basic Training (CBT)
The usual price of a CBT is around £89-£150. This price should include a full day of training, your CBT certificate, hire of moped/motorcycle, hire of helmet, gloves and waterproofs.
Can you fail a CBT test?
Although you can’t fail a CBT test, you may be asked to come back for additional training until the instructor feels you are safe to ride on the road.
What is the minimum cc motorbike allowed on a motorway?
Motorways MUST NOT be used by pedestrians, holders of provisional motorcycle or car licences, riders of motorcycles under 50 cc, cyclists, horse riders, certain slow-moving vehicles and those carrying oversized loads (except by special permission), agricultural vehicles, and powered wheelchairs/powered mobility …