You must pass module 1 before you can take the module 2 test.
You can book both modules at the same time, but if you do not pass module 1 you must wait 3 working days before you can retake it.
The module 2 test normally takes about 40 minutes and includes:
You must bring your module 1 pass certificate to the module 2 test, plus all the documents you had to bring to the module 1 test.
You’ll have to read a number plate from a distance of:
You’ll fail your riding test if you fail the eyesight check.
‘Show me, tell me’ questions
You’ll be asked 2 vehicle safety questions known as the ‘show me, tell me’ questions. These test that you know how to carry out basic safety checks.
You’ll drive in various road and traffic conditions, but not on motorways. You’ll be asked to carry out:
The examiner will give you directions using a radio. They’ll normally follow you on a motorcycle.
Driving test routes are not published, so you can not check them before your test.
You’ll have about 10 minutes of independent riding. This is designed to assess your ability to ride safely while making your own decisions.
You can ask the examiner to repeat the directions if you forget them – you will not fail the test if you go off the route. You can not use sat nav.
Your test result
You’ll be told if you’ve passed module 2 at the end of the test.
The examiner will make a note of:
You’ll pass module 2 if you make:
If you pass your test the examiner will:
You can start riding without L plates straight away when you’ve passed your test. You do not need to wait for your full licence to arrive.
If you do not pass
You have to book another module 2 test and pay again. You have to choose a date at least 10 working days away.