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Licences
RN

To learn to ride a moped

You must be at least 15 ½ years of age

You must be at least 16 years of age to undertake the Practical Riding Assessment and be granted a licence to drive R-N (Motorcycle) class vehicles.

A moped is a motorcycle that has a propelling engine with an engine capacity not exceeding 50cc and a top speed not exceeding 60km/h. This applies whether or not it is also capable of being propelled as a pedal cycle, but does not include a power assisted pedal cycle.

 

 
RE

To learn to ride a motorcycle (not exceeding 660cc)

You must be at least 16 years of age.

To be granted a licence to drive an R-E (Motorcycle) class vehicle

You must be at least 17 years of age.

An R-E class vehicle (Motorcycle) you can ride a motorcycle as described below:

A motorcycle with or without a side car attachment, with an engine capacity not exceeding 660cc

A motor carrier with an engine capacity not exceeding 660cc.

R-N (Motorcycle)  class – a moped

 
R

To learn to ride a motorcycle with an engine capacity exceeding 660cc

You must hold an R-E (Motorcycle) class licence.

You do not require a Learners Permit to learn to ride, however you must display L plates and be accompanied by an authorised instructor

To be granted a licence to drive an R (Motorcycle) class vehicle

You must have held a licence authorising you to drive an R-E (Motorcycle) class vehicle for at least one (2) years

If you are granted a driver's licence authorising you to ride an R class vehicle (Motorcycle) you can ride a motorcycle with an engine capacity exceeding 660cc.