Will I need to drive my own vehicle to conduct my everyday life (work/school/shopping) at my destination
Many people do drive to work in Glasgow. However, please be aware of parking restrictions!
Glasgow does have a good public transport system.
EU members and those from commonwealth countries can exchange licenses on arrival to the UK.
American citizens will need to take a driving test through the DVLA (Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency) to obtain a license (after one year in the UK) and obtain insurance, which is a legal requirement.
It is easy to get around Glasgow by bus or train.
Could an expat also use public transportation to get out of the city—to surrounding towns, recreation areas or suburbs? If so, list options.
Yes, there are frequent coaches/buses and trains to other locations in the UK and to the areas surrounding Glasgow.
No, although it is wise to be aware that pickpockets operate in public transport areas.
You can obtain tickets at the station. You can also buy tickets at local newsagents, online or by phone.
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