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L Plates & P Plates ….A little info

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When and Why should L Plates be displayed?

When a provisional licence holder is driving the car, they must be accompanied by a full licence holder who has held a full UK/EU driving licence for minimum of 3 years; the accompanying driver should also be at least 21 years old. Additionally, red L plates are a mandatory requirement and should be displayed to the front and rear of the vehicle, usually to the off-side for greater visibility in traffic.

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Bad driving: what are we thinking? – Part ONE

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New laws to curb dangerous driving highlight the fascinating psychology of the road

At TRISTAR, like the majority of Driving Schools, we are subjected, on a daily basis, to the verbal and often physical reactionof so-called experienced drivers, following errors of judgement by our learner drivers. They set themselves up as “The Oracle” and the fount of all knowledge – quite often after scraping through a driving test; their pronouncements being based upon how long ...

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