The Class 6 road test is your final test before getting your Class 6 (full privilege) motorcycle driver's licence.
It depends what kind of motorcycle learner's licence you have:
|If you||Then you can take the Class 6 motorcycle road test|
|have a Class 6L motorcycle learner's licence (that is, you already have a Class 1–5 B.C. driver's licence)||
|have a Class 8L motorcycle learner's licence (that is, you either don't already have a B.C. driver's licence or are in the "L" or "N" stage of graduated licensing for passenger vehicles)||
The earliest date you can take your road test is marked on your licence.
Note: Learner or novice riders who receive a driving prohibition must wait longer to take a road test.
The Class 6 road test, including feedback from your examiner afterwards, takes about an hour.
Before going out on the road, you do a pre-trip safety inspection of your motorcycle.
You should be able to show your examiner controls such as turn signals and high beams, and demonstrate hand signals.
The test route goes through a variety of riding environments, such as city streets, commercial areas, highways, and intersections with stop signs and traffic lights.
The examiner rides behind you in a car, speaking to you by two-way radio.
While riding, you're asked to do a series of manoeuvres. These may include
While performing these manoeuvres, you demonstrate these See-Think-Do skills: observation, speed control, steering, space margins and communication.
During the test, you pull over to the side of the road, then identify all the hazards you see within one block in front of you, and immediately around you.
To prepare for the road test
When you come for your test, bring
Note: If English isn't your first language, you may bring a translator for your feedback session after the test. Sorry, translators can't go on the road test.
The Class 6 road test must be booked in advance.
All riding restrictions are removed and you get a Class 6 motorcycle licence.
If you approach stopped emergency vehicles with flashing lights during your test, slow down and leave plenty of room.