Category A2 (medium motorcycles up to 35kW)
Category A2 covers medium sized motorcycles, with or without a sidecar, which have: an engine power output up to 35kW. a power/weight ratio not exceeding 0.2kW/kg – the motorcycle must not be derived from a machine of more than double its power.
What can I drive with A2 Licence?
An A2 licence allows riders aged 19 and over to:
- Ride a bike that produces no more than 35 kW or 47bhp (these are normally advertised as A2 bikes in dealer showrooms)
- Ride without L-plates.
- Carry a pillion passenger.
- Ride on motorways.
What CC is an A2 motorbike?
As an intermediate motorcycle licence, A2 licence bikes will have at least 395cc and a power output of between 25kW and 35kW.
What’s Category A on a driving Licence?
A. Holders of a Category A licence are allowed to drive any bike of any sized engine. The licence is only available to riders aged 24 and over, or 21 and over if you’ve held an A2 licence for two years. You need to have completed your compulsory basic training (CBT) and passed a theory and practical test.
What is a category A2 motorcycle? – Related Questions
Can I ride a motorcycle with Category A?
Once you have completed the CBT course you can ride a 50cc moped, or if you are 17 years old or over, with category A on your provisional licence, you can ride a learner legal motorcycle up to 125cc.
Do I need a CBT if I have a Category A licence?
Full Unrestricted Category ‘A’ Licence (Direct Access)
The minimum age requirement for this type of license is 24 years old. First, you have to complete your CBT. You then have to pass the Motorcycle Theory Test and undertake training and a Practical Test on a motorcycle with a minimum power output of 35KW.
Can I ride a motorcycle with Category A 79 3?
Code 79 (3). Restricted to tricycles.
What is A and A1 in license?
Under the new DL Codes system, motorcycles are classified as A, while tricycles are classified A1. Cars and light trucks are classified under B. There are even more vehicle categories under that, which indicate the types of cars and motorcycles each DL Code holder is allowed to drive (e.g., L1, L2, L3, AT, MT).
What is Category A 79 3 on driving Licence?
‘Combined’, restriction, and other codes
|79 (2)||Restricted to category AM vehicles of the 3-wheel or light quadricycle type|
|79 (3)||Restricted to tricycles|
|96||Can 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.|
What category is a van?
Check what license you have by looking at the categories on the back of your driving license. The B category license will let you drive all vans below 3.5 tonnes. A C1 license enables you to drive vans up to 7.5 tonnes.
Can I drive a van without B1?
No specific van licence exists. If you want to drive a vehicle weighing between 3,500kg and 7,500kg, you’ll need to have passed your test before 1st January 1997 to do it on a standard driving licence.
Can I drive a 7.5 tonne van on a car licence?
If the vehicle has a MAM between 3.5 tonnes and 7.5 tonnes then a category ‘C1’ LGV driving licence is needed, however, if the (MAM) is more than 7.5 tonnes then a category ‘C’ LGV driving licence is needed.
Can I drive a 3.5 tonne van on a normal licence?
If you have a full driving licence you can drive any van up to 3.5 tonnes. If you want to drive anything bigger such as 7.5 tonnes vans, you may need to take an extra test if you passed your driving test after 1 January 1997.
How much is a C1 licence?
The cost of obtaining a C1 licence is around £150-£200.
Can I drive a Mercedes Sprinter on a car licence UK?
This means that car licence holders can drive vans ranging from the smaller Ford Transit Connect and Volkswagen Caddy to mid-size models like the Renault Trafic and Volkswagen Transporter, and up to full-size vans such as the Mercedes Sprinter and Ford Transit.
Why don’t I have B1 on my driving licence?
You have misunderstood the licence categories – B1 was set up to cover 3 wheeled invalid carriages (those evil blue things that cost more than a properly converted car) and is now redundant and is not included on driving licences for new drivers.
Can I drive Cat B on my licence?
Category B – if you passed your test on or after 1 January 1997. You can drive vehicles up to 3,500kg MAM with up to 8 passenger seats (with a trailer up to 750kg). You can also tow heavier trailers if the total MAM of the vehicle and trailer is not more than 3,500kg.
What does 122 mean on driving licence?
122 – valid on successful completion: Basic Moped Training Course. This does not apply to trial e-scooters. 125 – tricycles only (for licences issued before 29 June 2014)
How many seats can I drive on a B1 licence?
the vehicle can carry between 9 and 16 passengers.