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Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Traffic regulations motorcycle

You must drive on the left and overtaking on the right.

Trailer

  • It is prohibited to attach a trailer to a motor of less than 125 cm3
  • It is allowed to attach a trailer to a motor of more than 125 cm3, provided that the trailer is not wider than 1 m, the space between the motor and the trailer is not greater than 2.5 m and the loaded weight of the trailer does not exceed 150 kg, or two-thirds of the weight of the motorcycle.

Helmet

  • Wearing a helmet is mandatory

Passengers

  • Transporting a passenger is permitted, provided there is a special seat (duo or dual seat) and footrests are present

Lighting

  • Dipped beams or daytime running lights is not mandatory but is recommended

Maximum speed

  • Maximum speed for engines with trailer
    In urban areas; 48 km / h (30 miles / h)
    Outside urban areas; 80 km / h (50 miles / h)
    Roads with separated lanes; 96 km / h (60 miles / hr)
    motorways; 96 km / h (60 miles / hr).

Traffic regulations moped


A moped is called a moped in Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The ability of the drive motor can be up to 50 cm3 and the maximum speed is 50 km / h. mopeds not allowed to auto (fast) roads.
 
For a moped that can be propelled by pedals, the same rules apply as for a moped apply.

Trailer

  • It is not allowed to attach a trailer to a moped.

Bicycle path

  • It is forbidden to drive with mopeds on bike paths.

Helmet

  • Wearing a helmet is mandatory for mopedists and their passengers

Passengers

  • Not more than 1 passenger may be transported on a seat intended for this purpose, which is provided with foot rests.

Lighting

  • It is not obligated to perform dipped beam during the daytime