YOU MUST READ THE FOLLOWING
FULLY BEFORE CONTINUING!
It is your responsibility to ensure that when you arrive for your training you are dressed appropriately and have a roadworthy motorbike or scooter.
You must have the correct category license and insurance cover.
If you are not suitably dressed, your bike is not roadworthy or there is an issue with your license/insurance you may still be charged and you will have to wait for the next available training date and pay for that course as well.
GMTS has a strict code, in line with the local Government and there will be no exceptions made where the safety of students is involved.
All students must have read and understood the Highway Code, and will be tested on their knowledge as part of C.B.T. Students who fail to demonstrate an adequate knowledge of the Highway Code may not be permitted to proceed with the road ride assessment and will then need to re-book and pay an additional fee.
- A pair of motorcycle boots or shoes, These MUST cover your ankles.
- Motorcycle trousers or jeans, a pair of heavy denim jeans – tight fitting or ripped jeans are not acceptable, no leggings, jeggings, ski pants, track suit bottoms or joggers.
- Jacket – motorcycle or thick jacket – lightweight jackets/ski jackets are not acceptable as they offer little to no level of protection.
- Gloves – motorcycle gloves must be worn. No gloves no training.
- Helmet – must be in good condition, fit correctly and comply with the current EU Standard ECE 22.05. The safety helmet visor or any other form of eye protection must also comply with EU safety standards.
Should you have any questions regarding clothing Instructors will be at St Peter Port School at weekends and can discuss any issues or concerns you have.
On arrival your machine will be checked and must comply with the following basic requirements:
- Brakes – both front and rear brakes must be working, brake pads must be checked for wear and should be replaced if worn.
- Chain – should be lubricated and adjusted to manufacturer’s recommendation.
- Electrics – working indicators, front and rear lights, brake lights when applying either the front or rear brake, working horn.
- Suspension – must not be leaking and suspension should operate smoothly.
- L Plates must be affixed to the machine securely, and in an upright position, at the front and rear.
- Mirrors – a minimum of one mirror is required (right hand side) – students will benefit greatly from having a right and left mirror fitted.
- Tires – must be correctly inflated, have sufficient tread depth and not suffer from any damage or be in poor condition due to age.
- General condition – Loose bodywork, cables hanging loose or anything that may cause a danger to the rider or other trainees will not be allowed.
If in doubt whatsoever have the motorcycle/scooter assessed/checked by a qualified motorcycle mechanic.