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Category AM (moped) – minimum age 16

  • Two-wheeled vehicle with a maximum design speed of 45 km/h (28 mph)
  • three- or four-wheeled vehicle with a maximum design speed over 25 km/h (15.5 mph), up to 50 cc and with a power output not exceeding 4 kW.

Category A1 – minimum age 17

  • motorcycles up to 125 cc, with a power output not exceeding 11 kW
  • tricycles with a power output not exceeding 15 kW.

Category A2 – minimum age 19

  • motorcycles with a power output not exceeding 35 kW.

Category A

  • unrestricted motorcycles with a power output over 35 kW (minimum age 24 under direct access, or 21 under progressive access)
  • tricycles with a power output over 15 kW (minimum age 21).
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If you break down, Hondacare Assistance will help you to get back on the road as quickly as possible.


What is Hondacare Assistance?

This is our breakdown service that we provide to ensure you have help when you need it most.

Who is covered?

Hondacare Assistance covers anyone riding your Honda motorcycle with your permission. All new motorcycles supplied by Honda (UK) are covered by Hondacare Assistance for the duration of your warranty period, and this starts from the date of original registration.

Coverage areas


All on-road Honda motorcycles are covered in the UK for two years.
The Honda VFR1200F & VFR1200FD are covered in the UK for three years.


The Honda VFR1200F and VFR1200FD are covered (for three years) on European roads. If you’re planning to travel in Europe on any other Honda bike, you can choose from two other cover options:

  • Take out AA Five Star Cover (Please note this is for 200cc and above). To do this, call the AA on 0800 444 500
  • Purchase an Extended guarantee – this includes European Roadside Assistance.


How to call Hondacare Assistance in an emergency

Make sure you keep these numbers handy, especially when you’re riding.

From within the UK:

  • Call 0800 521 728

From within Europe:

  • Call European Emergency vehicle assistance (24 hours): 00 800 33228877
  • Calling from France: 08 25 87 89 83 or 04 72 17 12 05
  • Calling from any other location: 00 33 825 87 89 83 or 00 33 472 17 12 05


More about Hondacare Assistance

It’s a good idea to make sure you’re completely familiar with the service. So always refer to your Hondacare Assistance booklets for further information, useful contacts and terms and conditions before you set off on any journey.

Honda Breakdown Assistance app

Stuck in the middle of nowhere with a broken-down bike? Use the Honda Breakdown Assistance app to get help.