Explore these resources to enhance your riding skills, gain knowledge about road regulations, and discover helpful insights from trusted sources like NZTA.
USEFUL VIDEOS FOR UPSKILLING
Tips on cornering
A short video that explains the basics of cornering in a clear and easy-to-follow way.
Advice on countersteering
Learn more about the best way to steer your motorcycle safely and efficiently.
Tips on braking
Learn the basic principles of breaking as well as some useful tips to keep you safe on the road.
Common crash scenarios
A highly informative video on the most common crash scenarios and how to avoid them.
How to read other road users
Learn how to read the actions (and possible intentions) of other road users - a crucial part of being a safe rider.
Comprehensive advice & tips
We highly recommend this longer, 3-part video which explains the skills needed to keep you and others safe.
A GUIDE TO THE BASIC HANDLING SKILLS TEST
Basic Handling Skills Test (BHST) Guide
This video guides learners through the steps of the BHST. Passing the this test is required before applying for a learner's motorcycle licence.
AUCKLAND BIKE NIGHT
PRACTISE SLOW SPEED SKILLS AT AUCKLAND BIKE NIGHT
Auckland Bike Night is a free community event, held every second Wednesday at Westfield Albany. It is designed to provide a designated, safe space for riders, from beginners to those more experienced, to practice their slow speed skills. A range of courses are set up for riders to practise, with a team of experienced riders (Bike Night Organisers) on hand to offer assistance and advice.
For more details, head to the Auckland Bike Night Facebook page.
USEFUL LINKS & RESOURCES
Free theory test questions
If you're going to be applying for your learner's licence, the Driving Tests NZ website is a great resource. It offers you the chance to practise answering a range of questions from the NZ Road Code in preparation for your theory test.
Riding gear safety ratings
Supported by governments across New Zealand and Australia, MotoCAP tests motorcycle gear and provides riders with ratings so that they can choose the best gear for them and their ride.
Selecting the right helmet
SHARP provides guidance on how to select a helmet that fits correctly and is comfortable. They also offer information about the relative safety of various helmets to help riders make informed choices.
ACC subsidised training
The Bronze Ride Forever course is for riders with a learners licence or a restricted licence. It focuses specifically on Competency Based Training & Assessment (CBTA) competencies, and helps riders to pass the Class 6 CBTA restricted licence assessment.
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Learn the skills you need to be ready for the road, prepare for your licence, choose your motorcycle training lesson and book times here.
At AMT, we provide advice to ensure your legal compliance with New Zealand motorcycle licencing laws. Not sure which training option is best for you? Check out our Guides to Getting Started or get in touch with us.
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