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Department for Transport (DfT)

  1. Apply for or renew a Blue Badge

    Check if you're eligible for a Blue Badge and apply or renew

  2. Using a phone or a sat nav when driving

    It’s illegal to hold a phone or a sat nav while driving - you'll get penalty points, a fine and can be banned from driving.

  3. Department for Transport

    The home of Department for Transport on GOV.UK.

  4. Child car seats: the law

    The rules for child car seats and booster seats - height, weight, age, type of vehicle, car, minibus, licensed taxi

  5. Vehicle insurance

    Rules on what motor insurance you need, what to do if you're in an accident, insurance for driving abroad, penalties for uninsured vehicles and drivers.

  6. Apply for an older person's bus pass

    Some older people can get free travel on local buses - contact your council to check your eligibility and apply for a bus pass

  7. The Highway Code

    This Highway Code applies to England, Scotland and Wales.

  8. Financial help if you're disabled

    Financial help if you're disabled - benefits, housing costs, council tax, vehicle tax exemption, TV Licence, motability schemes, VAT relief

  9. Driving disqualifications

    When you can be banned from driving, check when your driving ban ends, reduce your disqualification period, disqualified until you've passed your test, drink-driving offences

  10. Car fuel and CO2 emissions data

    Check fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and vehicle tax bands by make model and registration

  11. Hand luggage restrictions at UK airports

    Hand luggage restrictions at UK airports - carry-on luggage, checked-in baggage, restricted items and liquids, electronic devices carried from Turkey, Lebanon, Egypt and Saudi Arabia

  12. Learn to drive a car: step by step

    Learn to drive a car in the UK - get a provisional licence, take driving lessons, prepare for your theory test, book your practical test

  13. Who can get a Blue Badge

    Blue Badge parking for people with disabilities: who can get a badge and how to apply.

  14. Legal obligations of drivers and riders

    What you need to do before you can drive a car or ride a motorcycle - driving licence, registering your vehicle, insurance, vehicle tax, MOT

  15. Driving abroad

    Check if you need an international driving permit (IDP) to drive abroad on holiday and how to exchange your licence if you move abroad - including driving in the EU after Brexit.

  16. Blue Badge scheme: information from your council

    Blue Badge parking permits let disabled drivers and passengers park nearer to where they're going - find out more about Blue Badges from your council

  17. Visiting the UK: information for EU, EEA and Swiss citizens

    What you need to know about crossing the UK border and visiting the UK from 1 February 2020.

  18. Apply for a disabled person's bus pass

    Contact your local council to find out who issues disabled bus passes in your area as part of the English National Concessionary Travel Scheme

  19. Speed limits

    A limit of 30 miles per hour or 48 kilometres per hour usually applies to all traffic on all roads with street lighting

  20. Traffic signs

    Traffic signs used, including signs giving orders, warning signs, direction signs, information signs and road works signs.