Motorcycle License Questions
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Q - I have
lost my provisional licence and applied for
a duplicate, am I still allowed to ride my
A - Yes, your entitlement is
Q - I am
living in the UK will a full Australina bike
licence, can I ride a bike in the UK?
A - Yes, you can exchange your
licence to the UK equivalent with a form from
the Post Office.
Q - I live
in America and have a full US bike licence
but never took my test in the UK. I am visiting
the UK but am not sure if I am allowed to
ride a bike on UK roads with a US licence,
without taking the motorcycle test in the
A - If you do not have any entitlement
to ride a moped or motorcycle and have been
out of the UK for over a year, then you would
be treated as a visitor from abroad, so you
can ride for up to 12 moths on UK roads using
your US licence. However, if you have a UK
licence of any sort, you will have to go through
the normal learner route when you visit the
Q - I have
just got my licence back after being banned
and have been told that it will cost £50,
is this true?
A - I'm afraid so. Also, if
you have been disqualified for drink driving
then it costs increases to £75.
Q - Just
over three years ago, I was caught speeding,
given three points and a fine. I subsequently
sent my licence to DVLA to remove the points
but they said they have to remain for four
A - The penalty points only
last for three years, however the DVLA will
not remove until four years have expired.
This does not affert the totting-up process
if you receive further points.