Power and weight limit increase for motorcycle test bikes


Kathy Manson

The DVSA is changing the rules for bikes eligible to be used for the category A full motorcycle test.

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 will not be able to use these for the test from 31 December 2018.

Click here for the full list of the motorcycles that can be used.

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