Motorbike Tests Earlswood
It is estimated that 1.4 million people in the UK use motorcycles, mopeds, and scooters and travel about 4.4. billion miles per year on them. Motorcycling is a fantastic way to get around, so it's understandable if you want to become a biker. However, you must jump through a few hoops before acquiring your motorbike licence. In addition to basic training, you must take and pass some theory and practical tests. However, with enough Motorbike Tests Earlswood preparation programmes from Ride Sure Training, you should be cruising on the open road in no time. Here's all you need to know about the motorbike tests necessary to acquire your licence.
The Compulsory Basic Training (CBT) and Motorcycle Theory Tests
You must complete compulsory basic training (CBT) before taking your motorcycle out on the road. The CBT test is not strictly a test because there is no pass or fail. Still, your trainer can hold you back if they feel you require more training. Approved training bodies like Ride Sure Training offer riders the CBT course. Once you are deemed fit, you will receive your CBT certificate, valid for two years upon completion.
In addition, you will need to undertake a motorcycle theory test. You can book this theory test over the phone or online. It consists of a 50-question multiple-choice test and a hazard perception assessment. It is critical to note that you must pass CBT and the theory test before taking the practice tests.
The Practical Tests (Module 1 and Module 2)
Module 1 is an off-road riding test that lasts about 20 minutes and assesses your motorbike handling skills at an official test centre. The Module 1 test includes:
A slow ride
Wheeling the motorbike and using its stand
Cornering and an emergency stop
Cornering and a controlled stop
Riding a slalom and figure of eight, among others.
Your examiner reveals whether you have passed or failed after completion. They will also highlight all faults you make. You must have no more than five minor and no serious or dangerous faults to pass Module 1. It's worth noting that many people fail Module 1, so some specialist training will come in handy before taking the plunge. Fortunately, our experts can offer the right Motorbike tests Earlswood training to help you pass Module 1 easily.
The Module 2 test is the next hurdle to cross after overcoming Module 1. This aspect of the practical motorcycle licence test is concerned with more advanced manoeuvring. It takes up to an hour to complete and starts with an eyesight check. You must demonstrate that you can read a standard number plate from about 20 metres away. Then, you will answer some questions about motorcycle safety and maintenance. This test is followed by a 30-minute road drive through various road and traffic conditions. Also, it includes 10 minutes of independent riding to ascertain your ability to obey road signs and instructions.
Reach Out To Us Today
Ride Sure Training has the facilities and instructors to offer quality Module 1 and CBT test training to biking enthusiasts. Moreover, we have produced many skilled riders who have passed their tests and are ready to ride alone on the open road.
Call us today at 01483 278236 to learn more.