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Martin Lewis warns you to check your driver’s license NOW

TWO million UK driving licenses have expired – and if yours is one of them, you could face a £1,000 penalty.

Drive with a license expires can get you three or six points on your license.

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Repeat offenders may even see their vehicle seized or destroyed.

But your license photo can also expire, founder of Expert Money Saver Martin Lewis warn drivers in latest weekly email.

The picture needs to be renewed every ten years – no matter how radiant you are still.

Lewis said: “It’s easy to forget, but a quick check now could save you a fine of up to £1,000 if your photocard expires.

“It’s a nasty £14 fee to renew (£17 if you renew by post), but it’s a much better option than the fine.”

If your license has expired, DVLA say you are no longer allowed to drive.

So if that’s you, renew your license immediately and wait for your shiny new card before you get behind the wheel again.

Otherwise, you’ll be hit with a four-figure penalty, ranging from three to six points, and in rare cases, you could have your car destroyed in the future.

You can renew your license through Government official website.

Or you can send it in the post when you have alerted DVLA.

We reveal that the driver Brit waste £2.3 million a year with a £3 surcharge charged for the postal option.

Other DVLA the rules you should pay attention to include listing ALL of your medical conditions.

And thousands of drivers have recently been forced to renew their licenses auto innovation during pandemic – but the window closed on 30 November.

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Caroline Bleakley

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