Scooter laws in Spain (50cc)
Posted: 19 July 2007 07:39 PM  
Tourist
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I was to get a scooter, and would love to avoid the hell of having to pass the Spanish driving test.

I’ve been told that pretty much anybody can ride a scooter as long as it’s below 50cc. I was told that all you need is a helmet.

I’m an EU citizen, but only have a US drivers license.

Does anybody know what the actual law about 50cc scooters is?

I’ve been looking but haven’t found anything.

Thanks.

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Posted: 19 July 2007 08:58 PM  
Just Landed
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Hi,
Don’t know the law with regard to US driving licence. If you have a ‘full’ UK car licence you can ride a bike up to 125cc in Spain. It was 50cc but the law changed about two years ago. I would have thought the same applied for a US licence. I would just ask in any of the larger bike retailers…they’re usually very helpful.
ian

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Posted: 19 July 2007 09:42 PM  
Expatriator
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Joined  2007-07-04

Check this out :

http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ciclomotor

and then take a look at this :

http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Permiso_de_conducir.

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