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Unable to get driving license - due to COVID backlog

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Harlsta
10/6/2020 06:03 EST

Hello. Is anyone else in a similar position to my wife and I? We moved to the UK from USA last October. We new we had 12 months to get our local driving license. Then COVID hit.

We got our provisional license but we cannot even find an open booking to take the theory or practical tests. The DVLA office says that we now can only drive with a supervisor who is over 21! And our insurance company is wanting us to change info.

Is anyone else in a similar predicament? Does anyone know who we could lobby to have the 12month rule extended?

Thanks in advance for any help!

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