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Learner Approved Motorcycle Scheme (LAM Scheme)

Under the LAM Scheme class RE motorcycle licence holders can only ride a learner approved motorcycle.

A learner approved motorcycle is a production motorcycle that is fitted with an electric motor, or has an internal combustion engine with a capacity of not more than 660mL, and:

  • a power-to-weight ratio that does not exceed 150 kW/t 
  • has not been modified other than for an allowable modification
  • is included on the LAM Scheme list of approved motorcycles.

A LAM indicator is included on the registration label of learner approved motorcycles.

Read the new rules for safer riding brochure for more information about the LAM Scheme, new rules for displaying P-plates, and pillion passenger restrictions.

LAM Scheme list of approved motorcycles

Download the LAM Scheme list of approved motorcycles.

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Last updated
11 July 2014