COVID-19: BMF Tier 4 lockdown update

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Published on 21 December 2020 by Mike Waters

Bikers are advised that there are two differing approaches in England and Wales given the changes in rules announced over the weekend: 

England

Riding lessons and testing
The government has confirmed that rider training, CBT and tests will be suspended in Tier 4 from December 20 2020 until restrictions are lifted.

Theory tests
The government has confirmed that all theory tests will be suspended in areas in Tier 4 from December 20 2020 until restrictions are lifted.

Wales

Riding lessons and testing
The Welsh government has decided that rider training, CBT and tests can continue. All booked tests will go ahead as planned.

Motorcycle manoeuvring areas will still be available for use in Wales.

Theory tests
The Welsh government has decided that all theory tests will be suspended in Wales from December 20 2020.

For sporting restrictions, please follow this link to a guide on the Auto Cycle Union website.

Any further updates will be available when we receive them, over the holiday period and beyond.

Stay safe and be careful out there!

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