Attention! Starting from May 3, automobile license still has to take a written test to obtain a motorcycle license
【NIA Global News】／translated by Amy Hsieh
To make sure road users understand the road safety rules, the Directorate General of Highways of MOTC has increased the written test question bank for a motorcycle driver's license in recent years. As the question bank is different now for the automobile driver's license written test and the motorcycle driver's license written test, starting from May 3, 2021, a written test is still required for people who hold an automobile license and want to apply for a motorcycle license.
The Directorate General of Highways stated that, in the past, because of the compatibility of written test questions for automobile and motorcycle licenses, for the convenience of the public, the Directorate General of Highways has set up a rule that "holders of automobile license do not need to take a written test to obtain a motorcycle license."
To reduce motorcycle accidents, the questions of the motorcycle license question bank now has been added up to 1,600 questions (originally the question bank contains 600 questions). And the number of questions for the written exams now has 50 questions (the exam originally has 40 questions).
The written test for an automobile license has become very different from the written test for a motorcycle license. Therefore, People who hold an automobile license still have to retake a written test to obtain a motorcycle license.
The question bank for the written test of a motorcycle license can be downloaded on the website of the Directorate General of Highways.
The Motor Vehicle Driver Information Service website also provides mock tests for the written test of the motorcycle license.
Furthermore, before November 30, 2021, the Directorate General of Highways provides a limit subsidy of 1,300 NTD for ten thousand people who register for a
Before November 30, 2021, register for a legal motorcycle driving training class, complete the required training and receives a motorcycle driver’s license.