The DVSA have launched an initiative to help new scooter and motorcycle riders prepare for a lifetime of safe riding. Ridefree is a free online training course that you should complete before taking your moped or motorcycle compulsory basic training (CBT).
What the Course Covers:
The course contains 5 online learning modules covering:
- the Highway Code and hazard perception
- clothing, equipment and the importance of maintenance
- how a rider’s behaviour can affect them and other road users
Before completing a Wheels to Work application, complete your free rider training here.
Mark Winn, DVSA Chief Driving and Riding Examiner, said:
‘As motorcyclists are amongst the most vulnerable road users it’s essential they have the right knowledge and skills needed to stay safe on Britain’s roads.’
‘Getting the right advice from a professional instructor and the new ride free course helps new riders get the most from their CBT and should improve road safety.’
Tony Campbell, Motorcycle Industry Association (MCIA) Chief Executive, said:
‘It is important that new riders should be safer riders and receive the best training possible and for that reason, MCIA is proud to be part of the Ridefree initiative.’