Getting an A2 Licence – Laws and Regulations
First things first, to qualify for an A2 licence and take the relevant practical tests, you must be:Over 19 years of age
Have completed CBT or held an A1 licence for two years
Have passed theory and hazard perception tests
Test taken on a minimum of 395cc
On Passing this test, you are able to ride bikes with a limit of 35kW or 47bhp, The power to weight ratio must be no more than 0.2kW or 0.26bhp per kilogram
As with all full motorcycle licence categories the test will consist of two sections;
Module 1, what to expectModule 1 of the motorcycle test is undertaken at the test centre itself, in an enclosed area.
The examiner will instruct the rider to complete a number of slow and high speed manoeuvres around a pre laid out set of cones, Our training will focus on these elements and endeavour to prepare you for the Module 1 test.
The Module 1 test is made up of nine elements shown below and we will focus considerably on these elements during your training.
- wheeling the motorcycle
- using the stand
- riding a slalom
- riding a figure of 8
- a slow ride
- a U-turn
- cornering and a controlled stop
- cornering and an emergency stop
- cornering and hazard avoidance