Your motorcycle will be checked by your instructor before the course starts. If he is not satisfied that it is roadworthy and legal, he may decide not to let you continue, in which case you will be required to re-book your course for another day. A re-booking fee may be charged in addition to the course fee. (See details of the fees here.) All motorcycles and scooters must have ‘L’ plates securely fitted in the proper and correct fashion.
Things for you to arrange beforehand:
• Complete the booking form, noting the number of your previous license and the date of its expiry. You will find the booking form here. Print out and keep a copy of the confirmation page that you will receive once your booking has been made.
• Make an early application for your new driving license and ensure that it is valid from the date of your training or earlier. When you receive your new license it is your responsibility to check that it has the correct details including the correct category.
• Ensure that you have applied for your insurance in good time and that it is valid from the day of your course.
• Ensure that your motorcycle is in proper working order, roadworthy and legal. We suggest that you have second-hand machines checked by a motorcycle dealer to ensure compliance. You must have at least one mirror fitted on the bike.
Items that you must bring with you on the day:
• Provisional Driving Licence in the correct category for the motorcycle you will be using while training. Your license consists of the paper form and plastic card as well as your previous CBT4 pink slip
• Valid insurance certificate.
• A safety helmet in good condition conforming to current regulations, and which is a proper fit for you. We do not recommend using a second-hand or used helmet. If your helmet is in poor condition showing visible damage and/or your visor/goggles are scratched etc. then your DA will not take place and you will have to rebook and pay additional fees
• A stout jacket, preferably designed for use with a motorcycle.
We also strongly recommend that you bring the following items of clothing with you, irrespective of the season or the weather:
• Waterproof outer layer. When not in use, this may be stowed in a convenient place on your motorcycle.
• Warm inner layer in winter, removed in the warmer months.
• Gloves, preferably designed for use with a motorcycle and which, as well as providing warmth, will give good protection against knocks and abrasions to the hands and fingers. Ski gloves or similar are not accepted.
• Stout footwear. Boots must cover your ankles and have good, rubber soles. Training shoes or any other footwear that has no ankle protection is not allowed. Thin canvas-style boots that offer no protection are not allowed.
Items of outer clothing which by themselves are not acceptable during training, work on the basis of no exposed skin:
• Skirts or dresses.
• ‘Flip-flops’, sandals or high heeled shoes and Ugg Boots.
• T shirts.
If your instructor feels that you are inappropriately dressed and are unable to put the matter right before your ride starts, he may decide not to let you continue, in which case you will be required to re-book your course for another day. A re-booking fee may be charged in addition to the course fee. (See details of the fees here.)
If you have Special requirements of any sort then please ensure that you make this known at the time of booking.
Good Luck and enjoy the course!