Compulsory Basic Training (CBT) resources
Compulsory Basic Training (CBT) is the first official step of learning to ride a motorcycle and is a legal requirement for riding a motorcycle on UK roads. The CBT course usually takes one day and is facilitated at Approved Training Bodies (ATB’s) by suitably qualified motorcycle training instructors. CBT is structured into five key elements that cover: (A) Introduction and eyesight test, (B) Motorcycle controls, (C) Practical off-road training, (D) Road briefing and safety talk, and (E) Practical on-road training. This CBT approach to motorcycle training, was introduced in 1990 to improve rider safety and reduce motorcycle casualties. [read more]
The below CBT motorcycle training resources are structured to help candidates to better prepare for and understand what is required. Click here to visit this sites dedicated Compulsory Basic Training hub and for the most comprehensive pre-CBT guide, take a look at the Learners Academy.
Compulsory Basic Training (CBT) tip sheets
Module One (MOD1) resources
The Module One motorcycle test is a practical off-road assessment of a candidates riding skills and safety. Module One (MOD1) is conducted by a DVSA examiner at a Motorcycle Manoeuvring Area (MMA) and lasts for approximately 20-30 minutes. Via a series of both slow-control and circuit exercises, Module One is designed to assess that a rider has adequate control and road safety to progress to Module Two. [read more]
Module One includes the following exercises: Parking-up, Manual handing, Figure-of-eight, U-turn, Controlled stop, Emergency stop and Avoidance. The below Module One resources are structured to help candidates to better prepare for and understand what the Module One test entails. Click here to visit this sites dedicated Module One hub and for the most comprehensive pre-MOD1 guide, take a look at the Module One Academy.
Module One (MOD1) tip sheets
Please see links to MOD1 tip sheets below or via the Module One hub page. Comprehensive Module One video and audio training resources are available via the VideoBiker Module One Academy.
Module Two (MOD2) resources
The Module Two motorcycle test is a road based assessment that begins from a DVSA test centre and is conducted by a DVSA examiner, who in the majority of cases will also ride a motorcycle. Module Two normally lasts for 30-40 minutes and via a local motorcycle test route, incorporates a wide variety of road and traffic scenarios. Correct documentation is vital, as is wearing adequate protective clothing. Prior to the road based assessment, candidates must pass an eyesight test and correctly answer a series of motorcycle safety questions (including pillion safety questions). For a more information, read the fact-sheets below. For a comprehensive understanding, subscribe to the Module Two Academy.
Module Two (MOD2) tip sheets
One-way streets left
One-way streets right
Left into side roads
Right into side roads
Left at ‘t’ junctions
Right at ‘t’ junctions
Left at roundabouts
Straight at roundabouts
Right at roundabouts
FREE membership includes:
CBT essential audio guide
Module One tip sheets
Module Two tip sheets
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