In 1990, the government introduced the CBT (compulsory basic training course) to reduce the number of incidents involving scooter and motorcyclists. The one day course equips you with the basic skills required to ride safely on our roads.
The CBT is not a test, it's a training course consisting of a number of theoretical and practical elements including a two hour instructor supervised road ride.
On sucessful completion of the course you will be issued with a DL196 certificate which entitles you to.
16 years old,
you may ride a 50cc moped or scooter
17 years old or
above, you may ride a 125cc motorcycle or scooter.
However the following restrictions apply:
display L plate's front and rear at all times
- No passengers
- No motorway use
of your CBT certificate must be completed after two years unless you pass a
practical motorcycle test
- Protective clothing, helmet and gloves
Scooter or Geared
The training takes place at our training centre at 23 Whitfield Drive, Ayr KA8 9RX, and starts promptly at 9am and generally finishes at 4pm. All students must bring a valid driving licence, both card and counterpart. If old style held you require a valid passport as ID.
A packed lunch is also advisable when undertaking this course.
Unfortunately no licence....no training