What is involved in a basic handling skills test, resources to help you pass one, and where to go to sit a test.
Before applying for a motorcycle learner licence you must pass a basic handling skills test. This test ensures that you have the necessary skills to ride safely on the road once you obtain your learner licence.
The basic handling skills test consists of four stages:
Each stage is broken down into varying combinations of the following tasks:
In completing the tasks above you will be assessed against the relevant assessment items below:
It is recommended that you discuss with your selected provider any training and practice you may have undertaken. This will help you to determine if you are ready to sit the test, or if you require additional training and practice (your provider will be able to help you with this).
Watch detailed information about the test in animated format:
|Motorcycle basic handling skills providers / Hawke's Bay|