Guidance

National standard for riding mopeds and motorcycles

What you must be able to do and what you must know and understand to be a safe and responsible moped or motorcycle rider.

Document

National standard for riding mopeds and motorcycles (category A)

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Details

The standard is for moped and motorcycle riders.

It tells you what you must be able to do and what you must know and understand to be a safe and responsible rider.

Contact the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) if you have:

  • questions about the standard
  • ideas about how it could be improved
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DVSA national driver and rider standards

Published 23 August 2013
Last updated 24 November 2014 + show all updates
  1. Added information about the increased considerations that need to be taken when riding in bad weather, using sat nav systems, and updated references of ‘Driving Standards Agency’ to ‘Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency’.
  2. First published.