Your motorcycle must meet certain rules to be used for your motorcycle test.
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency has been given proof that the subcategory A2 and category A motorcycles listed meet the rules.
Changes to category A from 31 December 2018
From 31 December 2018:
- the minimum engine power requirement for large motorcycles (category A) will increase from 40 Kilowatt (kW) to 50kW
- a minimum kerb weight of 180kg will be introduced
Motorcycles affected by this change are shown on the list as A*. You won’t be able to use these for the test from 31 December 2018.
AM mopeds and A1 motorcycles
Subcategory AM mopeds and A1 motorcycles aren’t listed.
You can use any AM or A1 ‘learner legal’ mopeds or motorcycles, unless there’s clear evidence it doesn’t meet the rules.