Car drivers can drive selected motorcycles, following training, as from 1st January. Transport Malta is implementing the measure as announced during the last Budget Speech.
The motorcycle’s cylinder capacity must not exceed 125cc and have a power rating of 11KW or less. The power/weight ratio for electric motorcycles must not exceed 0.15KW per kg. Motor tricycles’s power must not exceed 15KW.
Drivers must train with a certified motoring school for ten hours, seven hours of which will be practical. The motoring school will issue a certificate and Transport Malta will update the licence with the national code 111. Drivers will not be allowed to carry a pillion rider.