By Kyle Rittenhouse, USA TodayA driver’s licence is one of the most valuable assets you have, and the ability to drive a car or be a full-time driver could be a real boon to your future.
But the U.K. has some pretty tough rules about who is eligible to get a license.
In many parts of the country, you’ll be required to have a criminal record or have a history of drug or alcohol abuse.
If you’ve been convicted of a crime, even for minor violations, you can be disqualified from the license.
You could also be required by law to undergo a background check and then have to prove you’ve done some other mandatory work to gain the right to drive.
This all adds up to a daunting, bureaucratic process that can be stressful and confusing.
The U.N. has said that licensing and driving are “critical to the development of a functioning democracy.”
In addition, your personal details may be collected and shared with other countries.
The data could be used for a variety of purposes.
But there’s a silver lining.
Your license can make your future easier.
Here are a few things you can do right now to get one.
Here’s the list of licenses that can currently be obtained:British Airways is currently issuing drivers licenses.
The airline has set a goal of allowing all its pilots to get licenses by 2020.
Here are some other ways you can get a driving license in the U