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Driving a car in the UK

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Is my US drivers licence valid in the UK?
Holders of US driving licences may drive in the United Kingdom from their date of entry into Britain for up to 12 months.

Can I bring my car into Britain?
Individuals can bring automobiles, motorised caravans and motorcycles (including motor scooter and mopeds) into the United Kingdom from outside the European Community for private use. The following guidelines apply.

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