Ridefree: Free Online Scooter Training
The DVSA have launched a new initiative to help new scooter and motorcycle riders prepare for a lifetime of safe riding. Ridefree is a free online training course that you should complete before taking your moped or motorcycle compulsory basic training (CBT).
What the Course Covers:
The course contains 5 online learning modules covering:
the Highway Code and hazard perception
clothing, equipment and the importance of maintenance
how a rider’s behaviour can affect them and other road users
Helping riders to stay safe
It’s important new riders get professional training and have the right knowledge and skills to help keep them stay safe.
Mark Winn, DVSA Chief Driving and Riding Examiner, said:
‘As motorcyclists are amongst the most vulnerable road users it’s essential they have the right knowledge and skills needed to stay safe on Britain’s roads.’
‘Getting the right advice from a professional instructor and the new ride free course helps new riders get the most from their CBT and should improve road safety.’
Tony Campbell, Motorcycle Industry Association (MCIA) Chief Executive, said:
‘It is important that new riders should be safer riders and receive the best training possible and for that reason, MCIA is proud to be part of the Ridefree initiative.’