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  Driving and the law
Driving and the law
When can you drive?
Learning to drive a car
Learning to drive a moped, motorbike or scooter
Tax and insurance
What can I drive when I'm younger?

 
When can you drive?
You are allowed to drive an electrically powered bike at the age of 14.

From 16 you can ride a moped up to a 50cc engine, a ride-on lawnmower, a small tractor or an invalid car.

From 17 you can drive a car up to eight seats. You can also ride a motorbike, drive a large tractor or a small van or lorry.

At 18 you can drive a large van or lorry.


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