You passed your driving test before the 1st of February 2001
This means you can ride electric mopeds restricted to 28mph (45kmh) on your car license and you DO NOT have to take a CBT course and you DO NOT have to display L Plates, You can ride electric mopeds that are restricted to 28mph for as long as your car license lasts.
However if you want to ride Electric mopeds or motorcycles that are capable of speeds in excess of 28mph / 45kmph these are classed as L3e so you will need to sit a compulsory basic training course and display L Plates. You CBT certificate will last 2 years, and it will need renewed unless you pass your A2, A1 or A motorcycle test.
You past your driving test after the 1st February 2001
If you want to ride a electric mopeds restricted to 28mph (45kmh) you will need to take CBT course and can be ridden by any rider 16 or over (who has passed the CBT) as you hold a current driving licence you will not need to take further theory and practical tests or take CBT again and you can ride for as long as your license lasts.
If you are looking to ride Electric Mopeds or Motorcycles that are capable of speeds in excess of 28mph / 45kmph this are classed as L3e and you will need to take a CBT and be over 17 and display an L Plate. Your CBT certificate will last 2 years, and it will need renewed unless you pass your A2, A1 or A motorcycle test.
You have a provisional license.
Don’t worry You can still ride any of our Electric Mopeds or motorbikes, however you will need to sit a CBT Course and display L plates. This is the case for both types E-Mopeds or E-Motorcycles that have a maximum speed of 28mph or up to 60mph. However if you pass you driving test within 2 years of sitting your CBT you will not have to renew your CBT to ride any electric mopeds with a maximum speed of 28mph. If you wish to ride any of our mopeds or motorbikes capable of up to 62mph, you will need to renew your CBT after 2 years unless you pass your A2, A1 or A motorcycle test
How the CBT Course works
The compulsory basic training (CBT) course usually lasts a full day. It can take longer depending on how quickly you learn.
There are 5 parts to the course:
- introduction and eyesight check
- on-site training
- on-site riding
- on-road training
- on-road riding