I am currently lvl 16 in my first play through of Star Wars the Old Republic. In visiting the trainer, I see that when I reach lvl 25, I can buy the speeder skill and then purchase a speeder. On the last few planets I have visited, however, I have seen multiple people in the lvl 10-20 range with speeders. How is this possible?
When you finish the first chapter of your character, you unlock the Legacy System.
Upon reaching Legacy System level 2, you can train speeder ability at Character level 10.