A1 – 125CC

A1 125cc: To gain a full category A1 licence the trainee is obliged to undergo CBT, theory and Practical Mod 1 and Mod 2 tests.

This will allow the trainee to ride a motorcycle up to a 125cc with a maximum power output of 14.6bhp (11kw) without L plates, carry passengers and use motorways.  This is a permanently restricted licence. You must be a minimum of 17 to take this category and the restrictions apply no matter your age.

EU third directive - motorcycles to be used on test: from 19th January 2013

Category and moped or motorcycle to be used on test:

A1 – Motorcycle without sidecar WITH:

–  cubic capacity of at least 120cc and no larger than 125cc
–  power output not exceeding 11kW (14.6bhp)
–  capable of a speed of at least 90km/h (55mph)

Minimum age: 17

Category access requirements:

CBT, theory and  practical tests.