World's 10 most powerful driver's licenses
Comparethemarket.com.au created a system for assessing which of the worlds driving documents wield the most power.
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It involves multiplying the number of nations that accept the credentials by the level of the restrictions each imposes.
According to the number crunching, both British and the French licenses have the greatest sway.
Each is given a score of 97 out of a possible 154.
That means license holders of both countries have the greatest number of options with the fewest restrictions and additional requirements, including testing.
Germany came in just behind at 96.
Next are Sweden, Belgium, and Finland, earning scores of 94, 93, and 91, respectively.
Both Italy and Spain earned 90, putting them in the 7th and 8th spots.
Barely squeaking into the top-10 tier are the U.S. with 80 and Australia at 76.
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