Category Archives: Riders

Universal Motorcycle Training – How an ERS Can Get Your Motorcycle Insurance Reduced

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When you pass your motorcycle training it’s only normal that you want the very best motorcycle with all the best features, looking and feeling as good as possible. You want a motorcycle that has the best possible look and feel, good braking, and turns heads when you’re out and about too… However, motorcycles like that […]


What is Your Compulsory Basic Training (CBT)?

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A Compulsory Basic Training (CBT) is a course that of professional motorcycle training and teaching of safe riding that needs to be completed by all new riders wanting to ride a moped or geared motorcycle. The Compulsory Basic Training (CBT) is the first legal thing you need to do before you ride a moped or […]


What Is The DVSA Enhanced Rider Scheme (ERS)?

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If you have passed your motorcycle licence you can complete the enhanced rider scheme, also known as ERS. This is a scheme that will look at your motorcycle safe riding skills before providing you with professional motorcycle training to help you improve your riding skills to better your safety on the road. There’s no test […]


What Is The DVSA Certificate Of Competence?

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In this article we felt we would answer something our professional motorcycle training experts are often asked by those looking to pass their motorcycle course and gain a motorcycle licence through safe riding. We are going to talk about the DVSA Certificate of Competence, what it is and how you can get one.


What Are The Differences Between DAS, A1 and A2 Motorcycle Licences?

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When it comes to full motorcycle licences there are a few differences in the categories, and the professional motorcycle training offered for each of them. In this article we have tried to put the differences of the different motorcycle licence categories into simple terms, so we can all understand which motorcycle licence category is best […]


Summer Is Around the Corner, Ride Your Motorcycle Safely

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With summer just around the corner and those warmer days and lighter evenings it’s understandable you want to get out on your motorcycle and enjoy the better weather that the summer months have to offer– after all it’s the perfect weather for a motorcycle ride but there can be dangers. If you have only just […]


A1 Licence

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Are you 19 years old or over and want to get you motorcycle riding licence? The A1 is a estricted full bike licence entitling you to ride a motorcycle or a scooter up to 125cc (up to 11 BHP). After completing your CBT, your training continues and once you are proficient enough, you progress onto […]


Enhanced Rider Scheme (ERS)

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How about riding safely your motorcycle and have a certificate that can give you discounts on motorcycle insurance? The DVSA Enhanced Rider Scheme (ERS) checks your motorcycle riding skills and provides training to help you improve. There is no test. Once you’ve successfully completed the scheme you will get a “DVSA Certificate of Competence” and […]


Motorcycle Riding in the UK: Reflective Clothing

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It is important to understand the need of wearing reflective clothing/equipment in order to stand out on the road, as this may ultimately lead to a better, safer riding. As part of the CBT syllabus, we stress the importance of wearing such garments whilst riding on the UK roads. While in Britain we have some […]


Motorcycle: Essential Tips for a Safe Ride

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If there is anything truly essential about riding a motorcycle—especially in the UK—it’s the pre-ride safety check. There are several aspects to this check, and here are the most important when it comes to safe riding. Motorcycle: Essential Tips for a Safe Ride 1) Brakes. Make sure you test your brakes before heading out. Get […]