When Can You Use P Plates?

Can L platers drive with passengers?

Not exceed zero blood alcohol concentration (in effect, this means you cannot drink before driving) Not supervise another learner driver.

Only carry the number of passengers that can be properly seated in seats and restrained by approved seat belts or child restraints..

How long can you have P plates on for?

How long can green P plates be displayed for? You can leave them on your vehicle for as long as you like, until you feel confident enough to remove them.

What does the Green P mean on a car?

A green P plate on a vehicle means that the person driving has only recently passed their test. Extra consideration should be given to cars displaying a P plate.

What happens if a learner driver gets caught driving alone?

Penalties the Court can Impose A maximum fine of $2,200.00. A maximum disqualification period of 12 months. A mandatory disqualification period of 3 months.

What is the difference between L and P plates?

Unlike L plates, it is not a legal requirement for drivers to display green ‘probationary’ P plates. P plates can voluntarily be displayed to show that you have just passed your driving test. You can display P plates on your vehicle for as long as you like. Insight is sold with both L and P stickers included.

Can a learner driver drive for more than 2 hours?

You can drive as long as you like on L plates. It is wise to stop every 2 hours for all drivers. Doing a few long trips is an easy way to get the required hours to get you licence.

Can P platers drive drunk passengers?

No it isn’t, at least in NSW. There is no law in NSW that makes it illegal to have an open alcohol container in your, and no law that prevents a passenger from drinking alcohol. Of course it’s legal, thats what designated drivers are for.

When should I use P plates?

Pass plates help when you start driving alone P plates (‘probationary’ plates) let other drivers know that you’re new to the road. No one is required to put P plates on their car. However, they can be a good idea because it means other drivers know that you only recently passed your test.

Are P plates a good idea?

I think they are a good idea. Not every driver on the road is a moron, and it does indicate that a new driver is at the wheel. … If P plates alert other drivers that you do not have the experience and confidence they have developed over many years, then they are worthwhile.

What does P mean when driving?

In Northern Ireland, drivers with L plates must not exceed 45 mph (72 km/h). After learners have passed a driving test for the appropriate vehicle, they may opt to display green P-plates (P for probationary) (in England, Scotland or Wales) to show that they have less experience than other drivers.

What cars can L platers drive?

Restrictions For L Plate Drivers In NSWYou may only drive cars (vehicles under 4.5 tonnes gross vehicle weight). … You must be supervised while driving at all times by an Australian driver with a full licence (not provisional or learner)More items…•

What does a blue P mean on a car?

white p on red background = first 6 months. white p on green = next 18 months. blue p = you are colourblind, it’s green.