This study was undertaken following the Road Accident Issues Meeting on 21 April 2016 organised by Bahagian Pengurusan Sekolah Harian (BPSH), Ministry of Education (MOE) Malaysia. BPSH reported that 117,268 (68%) of students who ride motorcycles to schools were unlicensed in first quarter 2016. A preliminary study through the quantitative approach in the form of surveys has been conducted in the district of Hulu Langat, Selangor involving eight (8) schools in September – October 2016 among 405 students. The objectives of the study were to identify the unlicensed students in secondary schools; the initial age of unlicensed riding experience, the reasons for frequent and infrequent riding behaviour; and examine the factors that contribute to the behaviour of unlicensed riding experience among the students. A questionnaire containing 15 items was developed from previous studies as the research instrument in order to achieve the objectives of the study. The findings show that majority of students (94.3%) had experience riding a motorcycle without license and 66.7% of them were unlicensed during the survey. More than half of students (60.3%) reported that they began to ride a motorcycle without a license at the age between 13 to 15 years old. For those who frequently ride, 'for convenience' was the most important reason they rode (47.1%) followed by 'easy to move' (25.9%). Five (5) factors proved significantly (p <0.01) associated to the behaviour of unlicensed riding among the students: age, gender, parental attitudes, the owner of the motorcycle, and the frequency of riding motorcycle six (6) months ago. In conclusion, these findings are consistent with the students’ licensing data by BPSH and parental attitudes play an important role in this issue.