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    Hey all

    Iv just got my car n that, and i mom bought some green L plates, are these the same thing as P plates cuz iv never seem em before
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    oh brilliant
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    green means pass. L can be used although P (for probationary) is more common.
    Red is for pre-pass.
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    lol i dont know who to belive but princess sue does sound more realistic
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    (Original post by The Apprentice)
    lol i dont know who to belive but princess sue does sound more realistic

    United Kingdom

    After learners in Great Britain pass their driving test, they may opt to display green P-plates (for "probationary") to show their lack of experience; this is entirely voluntary however. Some new drivers use green L plates (the pre-test colour being red), however as the L usually stands for Learner it is more common to use P Plates.


    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L-plate

    hope that clear things up
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    Yep, even after passing their test some people use green L plates as opposed to P plates. Best to stick to the red ones if you haven't passed yet.
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    (Original post by suuuuuuseh)
    Yep, even after passing their test some people use green L plates as opposed to P plates. Best to stick to the red ones if you haven't passed yet.
    lol, iv passed dont worry about that!

    my dad has decided to keep the red L plates on his car even when my mom(learner) or me are not driving the car because every1 gives him way n stuff =)
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    (Original post by The Apprentice)
    lol, iv passed dont worry about that!

    my dad has decided to keep the red L plates on his car even when my mom(learner) or me are not driving the car because every1 gives him way n stuff =)
    Isn't that illigal?
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    (Original post by Rian1988)
    Isn't that illigal?
    Ye, it is. You have to be a learner driver (or driving school) to display red L-plates.
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    lol he keeps em on all the time!
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    apprentice, why did you get green plates in the first place?

    get out there and drive. dont your mates take the piss outta you for the noob plates?
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    (Original post by The Apprentice)
    lol he keeps em on all the time!
    My dad once got pulled over on the motorway because his car had red L plates on! My mum had been practicing, but they swapped just before we got on the M-way, but forgot about the plates.
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    Woah, green what? Over in NI we have a red L plate = learner, and once you pass you have a red R plate = restricted.
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    crazy irish

    i bet you're allowed to drink guiness at the wheel too hey
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    you're meant to have red ones...
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    (Original post by bean87)
    crazy irish

    i bet you're allowed to drink guiness at the wheel too hey
    :rofl:
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    (Original post by Epic Win)
    you're meant to have red ones...
    Why?? He's passed!
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    The green ones are to show you have recently passed. They are very nooby though. Take em' off !
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    (Original post by parpirate)
    Why?? He's passed!
    lol, my window for replying had been open for hours
    i left my laptop on and went to the pub, came back and decided to reply
    i didn't know he had passed haha
    ill be sure not to do that again :rolleyes:
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    Also if your dad is driving on his own and displaying L plates his likely to get stopped.

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