Am I eligible?

In order for us to loan you a moped you must meet the following criteria:

  • You must live in County Durham. (For Darlington, Stockton, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Redcar or Cleveland please click here)

  • Be 16 years old or over. If under 18, you will need your parent's or guardian's consent.

  • Have a firm offer or already be in employment, an apprenticeship or a place on a further education course that requires regular travel to your place of learning.

  • Have difficulty getting to work, your apprenticeship or further education on public transport. (check your journey here)

  • Have (or have applied for) a provisional or full driving licence with more than 6 months remaining.

  • Be able to pay  an upfront payment then regular weekly payments by standing order

  • Be able to pay  a maximum of  £250 in the event of an accident, damage or theft.

  • Commit to paying for the moped for a minimum of 16 weeks.

  • Be able to provide photographic evidence that you have a secure location to store the moped and be able to lock the moped to an immovable object when unattended. If we do not consider your storage arrangements to be secure enough we will not be able to progress with your application.

 Please note that a moped can not be loaned for the purpose of fast food delivery work.

 If you have been involved in a motor vehicle accident in the last 3 years, convicted of any motoring offences or have any prosecution pending, suffer from any physical or mental illness or incapacity that impacts your ability to ride safely or would invalidate an insurance policy, have been refused insurance or had special terms imposed  please contact the office.

We will check that  you are eligible by contacting your employer or learning/apprenticeship provider, checking your driving licence with the DVLA  and will also need to see your CBT Certificate if you have one. 

If you are eligible, find out how to hire a moped here.