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With as much as £200 off the retail price and a Free CBT training course with each machine in stock these machines won’t hang around!
Call today for details whilst stocks last.
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Aged 19 and Over.
You can get an A2 Motorcycle Licence, allowing you to ride a motorcycle or scooter with power up to 35KW (46.6 bhp) which will typically mean up to 500cc+ engine size, or a restricted version of a more powerful model.
There are two ways to qualify for an A2 licence:
If you have held an A1 Motorcycle Licence for 2 years, you can take another practical test.
You can take the Direct Access route by completing CBT, Theory tests and a practical test.
You are then allowed to ride any A2 category motorbike or scooter without L plates and to carry a passenger.
After holding an A2 Motorcycle Licence for 2 years, you can take another practical test and get an unrestricted A Motorcycle licence.
Aged 21 and Over.
You can get an A Motorcycle Licence, allowing you to ride any motorcycle or scooter of any size or power. There are two ways to qualify for an A Motorcycle Licence:
If you have held an A2 Motorcycle Licence for 2 years, you can take another practical test.
If you are aged 24 or over, you can take the Direct Access route by completing CBT, Theory tests and a practical test.
You are then allowed to ride any motorbike or scooter without L plates and to carry a passenger.
The Practical Element
The practical part of the motorcycle test has changed slightly – this is due to European legislation since 27 April 2009.
It’s known as The Second European Driving Licence Directive (2DLD) and was put in place to make for safer riding.
It’s not a massive change, but it means you have to do the practical test in two stages module 1 and module 2.
This eliment of the test has had lots of media coverage over the last 18 months and many horror stories published national. Don’t panic, its really not that bad! The swerve manouver seems to be the target for this bad publicity but once you’ve been trained by our instructors you’ll be left thinking “What swerve manouver”.
This part is conducted off road at a Multi Purpose Test Centre (MPTC) and will cover the following parts:
• Getting your bike on and off the stand
• Controlling the bike when pushing it
• The slalom (riding through 5 cones in a row)
• The figure of eight (riding around two cones)
• Circuit rides
• Hazard avoidance
• Controlled stops
• The U–turn
• Control at low speed
• The emergency stop
The two nearest Mod 1 test stations are located at:
Off Venture Way
Crown Industrial Estate
Immediately i can see you thinking “How am i going to get there?”, We here at Ireland’s offer you the choice. You can either ride and have one of our instructors escort you or we can transport you and your bike.
Don’t forget you must take with you all of the following valid documents:
You are free from having to give CBT and theory test certificates if you:
If you successfully get through your module 1 test its time for module 2. Module 2 is the practical road assessment, you will complete a pre–arranged road route, accompanied by your examiner. You’ll then be taken back to the test centre, where the examiner will give you your result – hopefully the good news that you’ve passed and now have a full motorcycle licence!
For module two you must produce your module one pass certificate, and all the documents that you had to present at the module one test. Module two is the on-road module and typically takes around 40 minutes.
This module includes the:
You’ll be asked to carry out:
The examiner will normally follow you on a motorcycle but sometimes a car, he or she will be in contact using a radio to give you directions.
At the end of module 2 your heart will be in your mouth awaiting your results. The examiner will give you the result and feedback from your ride. If you pass, the examiner will explain to you how to change your provisional licence into a full licence and its time to go bike shopping!
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