You can only drive/ride on the road in the UK if you hold a current driving licence (full or provisional) which is appropriate to the type of vehicle you are driving.
When you pass any test of competency, you are placed on a probationary period lasting two years. During those two years, if you accumulate six or more points on your driving licence, it will be revoked by the DVLA and you will have to re-apply for a provisional licence and re-sit both tests.
When driving a car on the road, all provisional driving licence holders must:
Laws for riding mopeds and motorcycles differ based on age, and size of the vehicle you wish to ride. You can find full guidelines and laws to do with licences for mopeds and motorcycles by visiting gov.uk’s motorcycles overview page.
If you are convicted of an endorsable driving offence, you will incur penalty points on your licence.
If 12 or more points are accumulated within three years of the latest offence, the driver will be disqualified.
You will be automatically disqualified if you are convicted of any of the following offences:
Following a disqualification the existing points will be removed from the licence but the licence will refer to the disqualification for four years (11 years for alcohol or drug driving offences).
These ages may vary for people with specific disabilities.
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