All motorcycle related teaching is available only in Finnish for the safety reasons.
General: A combined A2B-LICENSE allow you to drive a regular passenger car, van or similar vehicle and the medium size motorcycle. Traficom issues the licenses when you have completed the education required and passed the theory exams and the driving exams. Lahden Seudun Autokoulu driving school will give all passenger car driving lessons with a real car except the night driving lesson which is carried out in a car simulator. All motorcycle driving lessons are given with a real motorcycle. All the theory lessons are in class face-to-face lessons given by a experienced driving school teacher.
Age limits: The age limit for the combined A2B-LICENSE is 18 years of age. You may apply for the driving license permit in 17 years of age. You may sign in the course and begin the driving lessons in the age of 17 years 6 months. You may participate in the theory exams in the age of 17 years 11 months. You may participate in the driving exams in 18 years of age.
Duration: Each student is given an individual study plan. Typically, it takes four to eight weeks to complete the course.
Course description: The motorcycle and the passenger car courses are carried out sequentially or partially parallel. Lahden Seudun Autokoulu driving school suggests that you carry out first the passenger car license studies and then continue your studies without a delay with the motorcycle license studies. The EAS Course is carried out only once regarding on the A2- and the B-LICENSE studies. Depending on your readiness, you may start the motorcycle studies as you approach the end of your passenger car license studies and complete the motorcycle studies partially parallel. Read more about the B-LICENSE studies here and A2-LICENSE studies here.
Exams: A theory exam and a driving exam related to the B-LICENSE. A theory exam, a motorcycle handling exam and a driving exam related to the A2-LICENSE. Note that you may carry out both theory exams one month prior you turn in to 18 years of age. The motorcycle handling exam and the driving exam are carried out after the passenger car driving exam.
Requirements: You need to apply the driving license permit for both A2- and B-LICENSE. You may apply the permits with one single form. Traficom issues the permit. It is recommended that you apply the permits as soon as you begin the studies in the driving school. The driving school office will help you to fill in the form and to submit it to Traficom. The EAS Course must be completed before you begin your driving lessons. The driving school will give you a certificate of a completed course E100. The certificate is needed when you enter the theory exams and the driving exams. Risk Management Course must be completed before you enter the passenger car driving exam.
Registering: Courses start at Lahden Seudun Autokoulu driving school every Wednesday at 16:15 o’clock. Sign in the course here, or contact the office by phone or email, or visit the office at Rautatienkatu 28, Lahti.