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Once You've Passed Your Test, Can You Drive on the Motorway Right Away?

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    I thought that you were able to drive on the motorway straight after having passed your test, however someone mentioned to me recently that you have to have been driving for a year before you can drive on the motorway? :confused:

    Can anyone clear this up for me?
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    I thought youu couldn't but then I remember a friend telling me you could...if I was you I'd Google it just to make sure
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    In the UK you can drive on the motorway as soon as you've passed your test. All the legal requirements & speed limits are the same for any driver.
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    You can legally drive on the motorway as soon as you've passed your test. If you're uncomfortable at the thought of doing that, maybe doing pass-plus would be a good step to get used to driving at higher speeds.
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    (Original post by Leavemyarcelona)
    I thought that you were able to drive on the motorway straight after having passed your test, however someone mentioned to me recently that you have to have been driving for a year before you can drive on the motorway? :confused:

    Can anyone clear this up for me?
    You can drive on the motorway straight away - but I would get a lesson from driving instructor before you do so - there are some mad drivers out there and motorways make em worse and there is motorway etiquette too

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