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​Allow CBT Motorcycle Training For Critical Workers


James B · January 19, 2021

Current Covid-19 restrictions enforced by the DVSA has meant no motorcycle training of any type can currently take place for any person.

Whilst this makes sense and RideTo fully supports the restrictions for individuals learning to ride for recreational or non-essential purposes, it is causing severe knock-on effects for our Critical Workers such as Doctors, Paramedics, Supermarket Staff and Delivery Riders who rely on a motorcycle or scooter as their sole and safe means of transport for their essential work

We are requesting the government hold a review on the current restrictions to allow Covid secure Compulsory Basic Training (CBT) motorcycle training to take for Critical Workers.

Compulsory Basic Training (CBT) can be operated in a Covid secure way as shown during the first lockdown in 2020.

Currently there are too many Critical Workers unable to travel safely to work or indeed work at all if they are delivery riders. Delivery riders are losing their jobs on a daily basis due to an expired CBT certificate which they are currently unable to renew.

RideTo is asking everyone to get behind this request, and sign our Government petition to request a review from the Government and DVSA.

This information is given to you as a guide to support you in your choice of licence and RideTo has made every attempt to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the information provided about motorcycle licence and training requirements. However, RideTo cannot guarantee the information is up to date, correct and complete and is therefore provided on an "as is" basis only. RideTo accepts no liability whatsoever for any loss or damage howsoever arising. We recommend that you verify the current licence and training requirements by checking the DVSA website.