Which Motorcycle and Scooter Lessons is right for me?

50cc Scooter (RN)

A Scooter is a motorcycle that:

  • is designed to so as not to be capable of a speed exceeding 50 km/h; and
  • either -
    • has an engine capacity not exceeding 50cc; or
    • is not powered by a piston engine
  • whether or not it is also capable of being propelled by pedalling, but does not include a power assisted pedal cycle.
  • To hold this class:
    • Minimum age 16 years
  • To take driving/riding lessons:
    • Minimum age 15 years 6 months

LAMS (RE)

A LAMS approved motorcycle with an engine capacity not exceeding 660cc and with a power to weight ratio not exceeding 150 Kw/t (with foot or hand operated clutch).

  • Experience required to upgrade your licence or remove a restriction:
    • No experience required (minimum age 17 years).
  • When you can start learning to drive:
    • As soon as you turn 16 years of age.

LAMS (REA)

The REA class is the same as the above RE class, but means you can only ride an automatic scooter or motorcycle.

OPEN CLASS (R)

A motorcycle with an engine capacity exceeding 660cc or a power to weight ratio exceeding 150 Kw/t.

  • Experience required to upgrade your licence or remove a restriction:
    • Must have held an R-E (Motorcycle) class licence for at least one (1) year.
  • When you can start learning to drive:
    • On attaining your restricted motorcycle licence (R-E class)