All candidates seeking a to pass their motorcycle tests via staged access will be required to pass the Motorcycle Theory and Hazard Awareness Test. The Bike School offers candidates the opportunity to sit simulated tests on our Computers and has on offer all the recommended training as prescribed by The Driving Standards Agency aids to assist in preparing you for a successful first time pass.
You will be issue with a home study pack and relevant training aids at the time of the initial booking appointment.
MODULE ONE (HAZARD AVOIDANCE) TEST PREPARATION.
You will be required to attend one or more test preparation sessions to ensure you are comfortable with the requirements of the Module One Test. During these sessions you will be coached in the various exercises, including the Motorcycle Manoeuvring Layout, 19mph Circuit ride and 32mph Hazard Avoidance exercises, during which Speed Measuring Equipment will used. You will also cover additional road riding skills, including progressive road riding and confidence building, leading up to the DSA Module One Test.
Module 1: off-road manoeuvres
Module 1 is the off-road module and normally takes about 20 minutes.
wheeling the moped or motorcycle and using the stand
riding a slalom and figure of 8
a slow ride
cornering and controlled stop
cornering and the emergency stop
cornering and hazard avoidance
There is a minimum speed for the hazard avoidance and emergency stop exercises:
for mopeds this is around 19mph
for motorcycles this is around 31mph
Motorcycle manoeuvring area
Module 1 takes place in a safe off-road area called a motorcycle manoeuvring area. The layout of the area depends on where you take your test.