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Expensive driver's license: Swedes and Swiss pay most for the "rag"

2022-10-02T11:13:20.591Z

Expensive driver's license: Swedes and Swiss pay most for the "rag" Created: 10/02/2022, 1:00 p.m By: Sebastian Oppenheimer The driving school costs are among the largest items in the budget of young Germans. In a European comparison, however, they are far from paying the most. If you want to get your driver's license in Germany, you should start saving in good time - unless you can hope for a



Expensive driver's license: Swedes and Swiss pay most for the "rag"

Created: 10/02/2022, 1:00 p.m

By: Sebastian Oppenheimer

The driving school costs are among the largest items in the budget of young Germans.

In a European comparison, however, they are far from paying the most.

If you want to get your driver's license in Germany, you should start saving in good time - unless you can hope for a substantial subsidy from your parents, grandparents or another generous person.

Depending on the number of driving lessons and whether you pass the theoretical test (the catalog of questions is constantly being adjusted) and the practical test on the first attempt, the fee in this country is usually no less than 2,000 euros – but sometimes significantly more.

A comparison portal has now taken a close look at the driving license costs across Europe - result: In other European countries you sometimes have to dig much deeper into your pocket.

Expensive driver's license: Swedes and Swiss pay most for the "rag"

The British comparison

portal confused.com

compared the costs in different countries and found that it is most expensive to get a driver's license in Sweden.

Here 13.75 percent of an average annual income must be invested.

A driver's license is not cheap in Germany - but in other European countries you pay even more.

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Expensive driving licence: Germany is in the midfield in terms of price

In Germany it is 8.14 percent of the average annual income - and that is still less than in the Netherlands (8.64 percent), France (8.82 percent), Austria (10.10 percent) and Switzerland (10.37 percent). ).

The comparison took into account fees for driving lessons, tests and the issuance of the document.

Anyone who loses their driver's license in Germany has to reckon with costs of almost 40 euros - and submit a large number of documents for a new one to be issued.

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Driver's license: In Poland, the "rag" costs an average of only 510 euros

According to the evaluation, a driver's license in Malta is quite cheap: Here, just 5.4 percent of the average annual income has to be invested - it's also cheaper in Poland (6.38 percent) and Luxembourg than in Germany.

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It looks a bit different when you look at the absolute costs: From this point of view, the Swiss pay the most for the note at an average of 4,580 euros - from this point of view it is the cheapest in Poland at just 510 euros.

Here, too, Germany is again in the middle – with average costs amounting to 2,169 euros.

(With material from SP-X)

Source: merkur

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