Category Archives: Legislation

Driving in the UK

Contact the DVLA for information regarding a UK driving licence.

You an check what information DVLA holds about your driving licence or create a check code to share your driving record, for example to hire a car. View

Ministry of Transport Test – MOT

Once a car is three years old (four years in Northern Ireland) it must be tested each year to check it meets road safety and environmental standards.

Lorry Drivers

Become a qualified heavy goods vehicle (HGV) driver

Motor Goods

Car Rental in UK

Car Rentals

Safety whilst Driving

Documentation

  • License
  • Insurance
  • Registration
  • Vehicle ownership documents
  • Emergency contact information

Car Repairs & Maintenance

  • Jumper cables
  • Spare tire and tire-changing equipment
  • Air pump
  • Multitool
  • Flashlight
  • Reflective triangles and/or flares

Get warnings on road hazards and speed cameras, see the link below.

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Medical Exam for Driving Licence

In order to get a driving license you will need to have a medical examination before you take your theory test.

Normal costs are around 50-60 Euros, and once done the information from the medical is sent directly to the DGT.

Where can I get the medical done?

How long is my driving licence valid for ?

Up until the age of 65For people over the age of 65
A1, A, B, B+E and LCC licensesRenewal every 10 yearsRenewal every 5 years
Professional licenses ( old BTP, C1, C1 + E, C, C + E, D1, D1 + E, D y D + E)Renewal every 5 yearsRenewal every 3 years
  • The A1, A, B, B+E and LCC licenses are renewed every ten years up until the age of 65
  • People over the age of 65 should renew their driving license every five years.
  • Professional licenses ( old BTP, C1, C1 + E, C, C + E, D1, D1 + E, D y D + E) are renewed every 5 years up until the age of 65
  • People over 65 years of age should renews every 3 years

What does the Spanish Medical involve ?

The medical examination will be a sight, hearing and co-ordination test in the form of a computer based driving simulation.