Avalon Motorcycle Training
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CBT - Compulsory Basic Training
Anybody wishing to ride any size of moped or motorcycle is required to take this course. At the end of the course (generally a day) you will receive a CBT Certificate which will validate the provisional motorcycle entitlement of your licence. This is valid for 2 years, and allows the holder of the certificate to either ride (with L plates) a vehicle of up to 125cc (50cc for under 17's), or to progress, with further training to obtain a full licence dependant on age. Click here for laws on age specific motorcycle size
The course will consist of the following 5 elements
DL196 CBT Certificate
The aims of CBT, making suitable decisions about equipment and clothing, and meeting the eyesight rules.
Element B: Practical on-site training
How the motorcycle or moped works, what maintenance checks are needed, and getting a feel for the weight and balance of the vehicle.
Element C: Practical on-site riding
Carrying out manoeuvres safely and under full control, using the brakes, changing gear, and carrying out observations.
Element D: Practical on-road training preparation Meeting the legal requirements to ride, attitude, positioning, separation distances, speed, anticipating what other road users may do, and preparing for developing hazards.
Element E: Practical on-road riding
Riding in typical traffic conditions (including traffic lights, roundabouts, junctions, pedestrian crossings, gradients and bends), and carrying out a u-turn and an emergency stop; this element will involve a minimum of 2 hours out on the public roads.