Motorcycles: Licensing

Department for Transport written question – answered at on 13 May 2024.

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Photo of Bill Esterson Bill Esterson Shadow Minister (Transport)

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will take steps to announce a timetable for a licencing review of (a) mopeds, (b) motorcycles and (c) other powered light vehicles.

Photo of Bill Esterson Bill Esterson Shadow Minister (Transport)

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, with reference to the Government’s Joint Action Plan for powered light vehicles, whether he plans to take steps to simplify the licensing regime for mopeds and motorcycles.

Photo of Bill Esterson Bill Esterson Shadow Minister (Transport)

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, whether he has made an assessment of the potential merits of simplifying the licensing regime for powered light vehicles.

Photo of Bill Esterson Bill Esterson Shadow Minister (Transport)

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 27 March 2024 to Question HL3418 on Motorcycles: Licensing, if he will publish an assessment of the potential impact of simplifying the licensing regime for mopeds and motorcycles on road safety.

Photo of Bill Esterson Bill Esterson Shadow Minister (Transport)

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, if he will publish a timeline for plans to reform the licensing regime for L-Category Vehicles.

Photo of Guy Opperman Guy Opperman Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

I chaired a motorcycle roundtable on 8 May with several key stakeholders from the motorcycle industry and we are working with them to bring together evidence to consider any future measures for licensing.

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