Useful Information

Getting your Driving Licence

 

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To obtain your provisional car licence, you must be at least 17 years of age.
(16 if receiving the higher rate of disability living allowance).

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An application form (D1) can be obtained from any post office.

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Once you have received your licence, check the details are correct and sign it.
Your licence is not valid until you have done so.

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You must not drive on the road until you hold a valid licence.

 

 

Accompanying Learner Drivers

To accompany a learner driver you must:

 

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Have held a full EC/EEA driving licence for at least 3 years for the category of vehicle being driven. Be at least 21 years of age.

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Ensure the vehicle is properly insured.

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Ensure the vehicle is fitted with L plates to the front and rear (D plates in Wales).

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Ensure the vehicle is in a roadworthy condition.