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New rules affecting motorcyclists

19 January 2013

New rules affecting motorcyclists in Great Britain have been introduced.

The minimum age to ride larger motorcycles is increasing and access to more powerful motorcycles will be staged subject to competence, age and previous experience. The European requirements are being introduced in Great Britain as part of the changes under the third EU licensing directive.

The minimum age to ride the largest motorcycles without previous experience is rising from 21 to 24.

You can watch a video about the new rules here.

DSA's official learning materials have been updated to reflect the new rules. You can buy them from the official TSO shop:


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