Driving documents

Before you take a vehicle on the road, there are certain documents that you must have. Some documents are about you and others are about the use of your vehicle.

The link below contains a document which gives you general information about what documents you need and what could happen if you don't have them.

View 'Documents, driving and you' leaflet (PDF 188 Kb - opens new window).

The leaflet has been produced by the Safer Roads Partnership (opens new window), in association with Thames Valley Police, Kawasaki and Orchard Limited.

Directgov - Driver licensing

The Government's Directgov website can give you lots of information about driver licensing, including:

  • What vehicles you can drive and your obligations.
  • Applying for, changing or replacing your driving licence.
  • Driving in Great Britain using a foreign driving licence.
  • Driving in other countries using a Great Britain driving licence.

View Directgov - Driver licensing information (opens new window).

Further information

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