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?
- 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 is the maximum CC for A2?
|Moped, tricycle or quad bike||Standard motorcycle|
|Minimum age of rider||16||19|
|Engine capacity||Up to 50cc||At least 245cc|
|Maximum speed||Up to 28mph||–|
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.