Large and Regular Size Motorcycle License
To obtain a motorcycle license in Japan, you first have to decide which type of motorcycle license you want. The following types of motorcycle licenses are available in Japan.
a. Large-size motorcycle (more than 400cc)
b. Regular motorcycle (over 50cc up to 400 cc)
c. Moped (50 cc or less)
The following are the minimum requirements for various types of motorcycle license in Japan.
1. Large-size motorcycle: You should be 18 years or over
2. Regular motorcycle: You should be 16 years or over
3. Moped: You should be 16 years or over
To obtain a motorcycle license in Japan you have to pass a written test and practical riding test. The practical test checks whether you are able to handle and balance a Motorcycle. The test takes place in a closed course designed specifically to test your riding skills. There is no real traffic.
These are some of the points that would be tested.
- Uneven pitch obstacle
- Start uphill
- Slalom, among others.