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  • n. a plastic square sticker consisting of a large red letter P on a white background, placed on a vehicle to indicate that the driver only has a provisional licence.


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  • Was told that being P-plate meant an additional 10 bucks per day.

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  • I was of the opinion that now that I am a P-plate, not an L-plate, I had to ferret out all the bad habits of a L-plate.

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  • Witnesses heard a "terrible bang" after a P-plate driver drove an SUV into a concrete wall of a car park on the top level of Miranda Westfield, in Sydney's south, knocking a section of it on to the roof of Diamond Nails. | Top Stories

  • The Commonwealth Games gold medallist had told police that a P-plate driver deliberately struck him. | Top Stories

  • Monk told police on Wednesday that a P-plate driver deliberately struck him. | Top Stories

  • Their car is described as being a white Hyundai excel or similar, with black and yellow number plates and a red P-plate. | Top Stories

  • Police stopped the car and reported a Mawson Lakes man, 25, for misuse of a motor vehicle, speeding and breaching P-plate restrictions. | Top Stories

  • The day they get a P-plate, they become the most at-risk driver on the road. | Top Stories

  • Inexperienced drivers: P-plate police patrol streets | Top Stories

  • Teenage P-plater 'caught doing 201km/h' A TEENAGE P-plate driver has been caught driving more than 200km/h in South Australia's north. | Top Stories


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