L-plate

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L-plate

Brit a white rectangle with an "L" sign fixed to the back and front of a motor vehicle; a red "L" sign is used to show that a driver using it is a learner who has not passed the driving test; a green "L" sign may be displayed by new drivers for up to a year after passing the driving test
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Mixman also announced major recording artists Smash Mouth, Money Mark and Soul Coughing will remix their new Mixman interactive D-Plates(TM) live before audiences at MacWorld to headline the debut of 15 new D-Plates that can be downloaded for all versions of Mixman Studio.
Even for a 325i on a D-plate with 120,000 miles under its belt, you will need pounds 4000 for a good, clean car.