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Driving: Licensing

Transport written question – answered on 11th June 2009.

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Photo of Michael Fallon Michael Fallon Chair, Treasury Sub-Committee

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport for what reason holders of non-UK driving licences who have taken and failed a UK driving test are permitted to drive in the UK on a non-UK licence for up to 12 months following their arrival in the UK.

Photo of Paul Clark Paul Clark Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Transport

Holders of non-UK driving licences may continue to drive in the UK for up to 12 months to build experience of traffic conditions and laws in Britain.

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kim madge
Posted on 12 Jun 2009 11:22 am (Report this annotation)

This is Ridiculous thye should not be allowed to drive at all in this country without a licence end of dit.

kim madge
Posted on 12 Jun 2009 11:23 am (Report this annotation)

This is Ridiculous they should not be allowed to drive at all in this country without a licence end of dit.