What Is Category A On A UK Driving Licence?

What is a Category A motorcycle?

Category A1 (small motorcycles up to 11kw – 125cc) Category A1 covers small motorcycles with: a cylinder capacity not more than 125cc.

power output not more than 11kW and a power/weight ratio not exceeding 0.1kW/kg.

motor tricycles with a power not exceeding 15kW..

What are the UK driving Licence categories?

Standard UK driving licence categoriesCategory AM.Category B.Category F.Category K.Category Q.Category B1.Category B+E.Category B auto.More items…•

Can a beginner ride a 1000cc?

1000 cc motorcycles are definitely very dangerous for beginner riders, and it doesn’t matter how good you think you are, because as long as you have no particular motorcycle riding experience, it’s very dangerous for you to start riding a 1000 cc motorcycle.

What size motorcycle can I ride?

Car driving test passed before 1 February 2001 You can ride a moped (max 50cc) without L plates. If you want to ride a motorcycle over 50cc and up to 125cc you will need to take CBT. Once you have a valid CBT certificate you can ride a 125cc with L plates.

What age can you ride a 1000cc motorcycle?

Bike categories, ages and licence requirementsLicence categoryMinimum ageSame as AM plus 2 or 3-wheeled mopeds with top speed of 25 km/hQ16Light motorcycle up to 11 kW (and a power-to-weight ratio not more than 0.1 kW per kg) and 125 ccA117Motor tricycles with a power output not more than 15 kWA1175 more rows

What motorbike can I ride with Category A Licence?

What is a category A1 licence? This is a light motorcycle licence which gives you full licence entitlement to ride any motorcycle up to and including 125cc and with a power output of up to 11kW (14.6 bhp).

What is Category A on Irish driving Licence?

Motorcycles and mopeds *Learner permits for category A were restricted to motorcycles of 25kW or less. This restriction continued for two years after obtaining your first driving licence for category A. This restriction still applies to learner permits and driving licences issued before 19 January 2013.

When can I ride a 600cc motorbike?

On passing – you can ride any motorcycle up to 46Bhp There is no automatic upgrades of licence – if you wish to move up to a full (A) licence you will need to retake the module 1 and 2 tests on an unrestricted 600cc bike when you have reached 24 years of age or held the A2 licence for 2 years.

What is Category A on your driving Licence?

Category A You can drive: motorbikes with a power output more than 35kW or a power to weight ratio more than 0.2kW/ kg. motor tricycles with a power output more than 15kW.

What does 79 3 mean on my Licence?

79 (3) – restricted to tricycles. 96 – allowed to drive a vehicle and trailer where the trailer weighs at least 750kg, and the combined weight of the vehicle and trailer is between 3,500kg and 4,250kg.