What MOT class is a trike?

What MOT class is a trike?

class three
Trikes are tested as class three vehicles much like other three wheeler vehicles.

Can I drive a trike on a full car Licence?

You can drive/ride a motor tricycle of any power rating if you’re over 21 and you have a full car driving licence.

Does a car Licence cover a trike?

Since January 19th 2013, trikes are part of the motorcycle licence category. Formerly they came within the car category. For people with existing full car licences prior to January 19th 2013, nothing changes. Only people with disabilities are permitted to take a driving test on a trike.

What is a MSVA certificate?

The Motorcycle Single Vehicle Approval (MSVA) scheme is a pre-registration inspection for mopeds, motorcycles, three wheelers and quadricycles that have not been type-approved to European standards.

What class is a 3-wheeled vehicle?

Vehicle Classes

Class Vehicle Description First Test
Class 3 3-wheeled vehicles (up to 450kg unladen weight) 3 Years
Class 4 3-wheeled vehicles (over 450kg unladen weight) 4 Years
Cars (up to 8 passenger seats) 3 Years
Motor caravans 3 Years

Can I ride a 3 wheel motorbike on a car Licence?

1: you no longer need a car licence to drive/ride a three-wheeler, you need a motorcycle licence. Able-bodied provisional licence holders who wish to ride motor tricycles will have to pass CBT and practical tests on a two wheeled motorcycle A1 or A without a sidecar.

Can you drive a 3 wheel motorcycle on a car licence?

What license do I need for a trike UK?

You’ll need a full category A1 motorbike licence to ride motor tricycles up to power output 15 Kilowatts ( kW ), and a full category A motorbike licence to ride trikes with a power output more than 15 kW .

What is an IVA or MSVA certificate?

An IVA (Individual Vehicle Approval) test, which used to be called an SVA (Single Vehicle Approval) test, and a MSVA (Motorcycle Vehicle Approval) test is a legal requirement set by the Department of Transport and one which your car or motorcycle must pass to ensure your vehicle’s design (not condition) complies with …

What does MSVA stand for?


Acronym Definition
MSVA Motorcycle Single Vehicle Approval (Vehicle and Operator Services Agency; UK)
MSVA Military Spouse Virtual Assistant
MSVA Motorized Snow Vehicles Act (Canada)
MSVA Modeling, Simulation, Visualization and Analysis (BAE Systems; Rockville, MD)

How is a trike inspected by the DVLA?

Your trike will be inspected by the DVLA (not an SVA or MSVA test) to make sure it is legitimate and also that it is in fact bolt on. You can weld unobtrusive brackets onto your donor bike frame to aide conversion attachment but don’t cut anything obvious off, remember, it has to pass a visual inspection and the DVLA inspector is no fool!

Do you need Weight Certificate for bike to trike?

Bike To Trike. You will need a weight certificate for the MSVA (VOSA) and for the initial registration documentation (DVLA) but as far as I’m aware, once registered, you don’t need to produce this on subsequent MOT’s, proof of weight is reqd initially for its excise classification, currently:-.

How big of a trike can you ride on a provisional licence?

A trike with a mass above 450kg can also be ridden on a provisional licence, but the rider must be accompanied by a qualified licence holder at all times and ‘L’ plates must be displayed. so 1 seat 450 kg weight limit ..

What kind of motorcycle do you need for a trike?

You build your trike using a complete and road registered donor motorcycle complete vith registration doccument (V5) and a bespoke bolt on conversion.