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...thinking of driving?

learning to drive can be expensive. take a look at potential costs and how to get started!

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...still thinking of driving?

Running a car can be expensive! Look at the table below to compare the costs of driving to the savings you could make if using public transport.

Don’t forget to click on to show more specific costs (and areas that you will still have to consider!)

driving

Total
£728**
Total
£3,825
Total
£2,232

vs

Public transport

7 DAY 16+ Zip Oyster
£12.40
MONTHLY 16+ Zip Oyster
£47.70
ANNUAL 16+ Zip Oyster
£496*
Apply for your 16+ Zip Oyster

*single zone fares. Find information on 2017 16+ Zip fares for all zones here

wow – driving can be costly – consider your options to decide whether it’s worth it!

...still thinking of driving?

it’s not just about getting from A to B quickly and safely. it’s important for london to be cleaner and greener

Why not consider these options for financial and environmental benefits:

...unsure how to start driving?

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apply for a provisional driving licence

With a provisional driving licence you can:

  • ride a moped or light quad bike when you’re 16
  • learn to drive a car when you’re 17

WHEN AND HOW TO APPLY:

  • Apply online three months before your 17th birthday

...missing the facts?

did you know?

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It’s illegal to ride a moped or drive using a phone.

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You can be fined up to £500 if you don’t wear a seatbelt.

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Risky behaviours such as travelling too fast can lead to a fine, penalty points or more.

 

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6 points in 2 years? You’ve lost your licence!

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Just a reminder: Drink-driving is illegal!

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