From Monday 4 June 2018, learner drivers will be able to take driving lessons on motorways in England, Scotland and Wales.
This will help to make sure more drivers know how to use motorways safely. Learner drivers will need to be:-
- accompanied by an approved driving instructor
- driving a car fitted with dual controls
Any motorways lessons will be voluntary.
It will be up to the driving instructor to decide when the learner driver is competent enough for them. The change only applies to learner drivers of cars. Learner motorcyclists won’t be allowed on motorways and trainee driving instructors won’t be allowed to take learner drivers on the motorway.
Please remember that until the law changes, it’s still illegal for a learner driver to drive on a motorway.
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