New Rider CBT
Our "New Rider" CBT (Compulsory Basic Training) will provide you with unlimited tuition to allow you to
progress safely to the standard required by the DVSA. This course is for prospective riders with limited or no
experience riding a geared motorcycle.
Please note: There will be an eyesight and driving licence check.
The core skills that you will develop are as follows:-
- Element A: introduction
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
- 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.
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