Obtaining a Licence

Additional Information for the Closed Track Motorcycle Road Test

This page presents the manoeuvres that will be evaluated during your closed track road test. You will also find reference documents to help you prepare properly.

Evaluated manoeuvres

For each evaluated manoeuvre, you will find information to help you prepare in the following publications:

Moving

Ensuring your ability to keep control of your motorcycle.

Where to find information

Operating a Motorcycle guide
Chapter 1
  • Driving Techniques
  • Manoeuvres
Chapter 2
  • Driving Techniques to Prevent Risks
Road Safety Education Program – Operating a Motorcycle
Closed Track I – Introduction
  • Sight and line of vision
  • Moving, balance and immobilizing
  • Changing gears and downshifting
Closed Track IV – Advanced Skill Development
  • Skill development: Shifting gears

Slalom manoeuvre

Ensuring your ability to perform successive countersteering manoeuvres while keeping control of your motorcycle.

Where to find information

Operating a Motorcycle guide
Chapter 1
  • Driving Techniques
  • Manoeuvres
Chapter 2
  • Driving Techniques to Prevent Risks
  • Manoeuvres on the Road
Road Safety Education Program – Operating a Motorcycle
Closed Track I
  • Riding position
  • Sight and line of vision
  • Moving, balance and immobilizing
  • Changing gears and downshifting
Closed Track II
  • Taking a curve
  • Braking in a curve
Closed Track III
  • Skill Development: Riding and braking in a curve
Closed Track IV
  • Skill development: Shifting gears, braking, taking a curve

Riding at low speed

Ensuring your ability to maintain the motorcycle’s balance at low speeds.

Where to find information

Operating a Motorcycle guide
Chapter 1
  • Driving Techniques
  • Manoeuvres
Chapter 2
  • Driving Techniques to Prevent Risks
Road Safety Education Program – Operating a Motorcycle
Closed Track I
  • Riding position
  • Sight and line of vision
  • Moving, balance and immobilizing

Taking a curve

Ensuring your ability to ride in a curve smoothly while keeping control of the motorcycle.

Where to find information

Operating a Motorcycle guide
Chapter 1
  • Driving Techniques
  • Manoeuvres
Chapter 2
  • Driving Techniques to Prevent Risks
  • Manoeuvres on the Road
Road Safety Education Program – Operating a Motorcycle
Closed Track I
  • Riding position and starting up
  • Sight and line of vision
  • Changing gears and downshifting 
Closed Track II
  • Taking a curve
  • Braking in a curve
Closed Track III
  • Skill Development: Riding and braking in a curve
Closed Track IV – Advanced Skill Development
  • Skill development: Shifting gears, braking, taking a curve

Turning right

Ensuring your ability to take sharp turns.

Where to find information

Operating a Motorcycle guide
Chapter 1
  • Driving Techniques
  • Manoeuvres
Chapter 2
  • Driving Techniques to Prevent Risks
  • Manoeuvres on the Road
Road Safety Education Program – Operating a Motorcycle
Closed Track I
  • Riding position
  • Sight and line of vision
  • Moving and balance
  • Turning
Closed Track II
  • Skill development: Making a turn
Closed Track IV
  • Skill development: Taking a turn

Avoiding obstacles

Ensuring your ability to avoid an obstacle by performing a countersteering manoeuvre.

Where to find information

Operating a Motorcycle guide
Chapter 1
  • Driving Techniques
  • Manoeuvres
Chapter 2
  • Driving Techniques to Prevent Risks
Road Safety Education Program – Operating a Motorcycle
Closed Track I
  • Riding position
  • Sight and line of vision
  • Moving
Closed Track III
  • Avoiding obstacles
Closed Track IV – Advanced Skill Development
  • Skill development: Avoiding obstacles

Emergency braking

Ensuring your ability to perform emergency braking in a straight line.

Where to find information

Operating a Motorcycle guide
Chapter 1
  • Driving Techniques
  • Manoeuvres
Chapter 2
  • Driving Techniques to Prevent Risks
Road Safety Education Program – Operating a Motorcycle
Closed Track I
  • Controls, riding position and starting up
  • Sight and line of vision
  • Moving
Closed Track III
  • Emergency braking in a straight line
Closed Track IV – Advanced Skill Development
  • Skill development: Braking