Provisional Driving Licences

Oral Answers to Questions — Transport – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 16th November 1955.

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Photo of Mr James Johnson Mr James Johnson , Rugby 12:00 am, 16th November 1955

asked the Minister of Transport and Civil Aviation whether, in view of the fact that the one month's waiting time for driving tests is considerably lengthened because of lack of testing staff, he will consider extending the three months' limit for a provisional driving licence.

Photo of Mr John Boyd-Carpenter Mr John Boyd-Carpenter , Kingston upon Thames

Clause 8 of the Road Traffic Bill now before Parliament proposes to extend the period of validity of provisional driving licences from three to six months.