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You better get savin for your insurance mate specialy if your gonn ahve it in your name i was £1200 (payed in full) for my first insurance on a 1.2 Clio...without mods declared
Yea the insurance is no problem. I can just pay it monthly. Which is no biggy for me

It's having the cash for a car that i would struggle with. But that has been sorted now. I was thinking of getting a car on finance, but it wouldn't be worth it for a 1st car.

Which i will most probably write off somehow (can't take that chance with a financed car)
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Congrats. Im almost finished with my Segment 1.. one more week so ur having a better day than me
    
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Do you mind explaining to me the process of acquiring a driving license in the US?

All we do here is take a theory test (with is multiple choice and you have to pass)

Then you take lessons until you think you are ready for a test. Then you sit the driving test and if you pass you are a legal driver

How does it work in the US?

More good news

My mate came back from Cuba this morning, and upon request he brought me back a Cuban Cigar. Woop! (i don't even smoke) i have just always wanted to try a cigar lol
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Do you mind explaining to me the process of acquiring a driving license in the US?

All we do here is take a theory test (with is multiple choice and you have to pass)

Then you take lessons until you think you are ready for a test. Then you sit the driving test and if you pass you are a legal driver

How does it work in the US?
Pretty much the same way. At 16 you take a test to get your learner's permit. Then you just practice on your own with a licensed driver. Some states might make you sit through classes or a seminar. Then you just pick a day for the actual driving test then after that, you're good to go.
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Pretty much the same way. At 16 you take a test to get your learner's permit. Then you just practice on your own with a licensed driver. Some states might make you sit through classes or a seminar. Then you just pick a day for the actual driving test then after that, you're good to go.
Ummm wow, you have it so lucky lol

We have to pay for driving lessons! I payed £16/hour for my driving lessons (had about 35 i think)

So you can just drive with your parents until you are ready for a test. OMG lol that would have saved me so much money.
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post #26 of 28
Don't be put off by these people if they don't seem too impressed the driving test in the US is bloody retarded compared how it is in Europe.

It consist of reversing into an 18 wheeler size space and going round 1 block. i think I was in the car for less than 6 mins.. I still have knightmares about my UK Motorcycle test.. Daym thas was difficult.. again in the US, if you can ride round a few cones. OK you can go buy that 160bhp Two wheeler now.
    
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Congrats!
    
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Woo i passed my driving test! Only got 2 minors and they were more opinion based rather than me doing something wrong.

And i got 3 flames. Hell yea, it's time for some booze!
Congrats man
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