If you hold a learners licence you can sit your CBTA R (Restricted) at any time. There is no minimum waiting period for you to progress to your restricted licence
What does the CBTA R assessment involve?
The assessment is designed to ensure that you’re competent in a prescribed range of riding competencies.
How long does the CBTA R assessment take?
Your assessment ride takes 50 to 60 minutes. This allows for a comprehensive assessment of your riding skills in both urban and higher speed zones.
What Will I Be Assessed on?
Short video tips on how to pass a CBTA R Assessment.
The CBTA R Process Explained.
We want to see you stay away from danger.
We want to see you use good observations.
Milo (whats that?)
We want to see you use good processes.
We want to see you control your bike well.
Questions and Answers
To prepare yourself in the best way possible, it is highly recommended that you have One to One personalised coaching and/or attend a Ride Forever training course before attempting the assessment ride. This is the quickest way to progress through your licence as it helps you develop the best riding practices right from the beginning! If you’re new to riding, this training will help prepare you for the assessment, ensuring you have the necessary skills to ride safely on our roads. For existing riders, this training will identify any errors in your riding style and help you correct them before you do your assessment.
Your assessment will take place regardless of the weather, as long as it is safe to do so.
Once you’ve passed your assessment you’ll be issued with an NZTA certificate. You’ll need to present this to a driver licensing agent e.g. AA, VTNZ to upgrade your licence.
You must ride a LAMS approved motorcycle to be eligible to sit the assessment. Click here for LAMS bikes.
Without the correct paperwork from NZTA you will not be allowed to take an assessment and your booking fee will be lost.