An uninsured flat-bed truck stopped by police was being pushed by a person who had been driving for 50 years with no licence. The incident occurred in Staffordshire this week and the person’s automobile was seized.
Staffordshire Police tweeted that the person has been reported for driving with no licence and no insurance coverage.
Astonishingly it means he has been illegally on the roads since 1972 with out the right licence.
The drive stated the person, who’s in his 70s and from Wolverhampton, was stopped at round 1.30pm as he was about to drive on to the M6.
The total tweet from Staffordshire Police’s canines and armed response automobile account, stated: “Upon stopping this uninsured automobile within the @SStaffsPolice space we found that its driver has been driving for 50 years with no licence!!… he has been reported and the automobile has been seized.”
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Again in January this yr Specific.co.uk reported on a pensioner pulled over by police who admitted he had been with no licence and uninsured for 70 years.
In his 80s, unsteady on his toes and onerous of listening to, he then confessed he’d been driving since he was 12.
The driving force, born in 1938, was stopped late on a Wednesday night time within the metropolis of Nottingham.
In a put up on Fb, the Metropolis North Operation Reacher group stated an officer had pulled over the motive force of a Mini One.
The put up continued: “We are able to’t fairly imagine what occurred subsequent… as the motive force, who was born in 1938, coughed that he had been driving with no licence and no insurance coverage since he was 12 (sure TWELVE) years previous…and one way or the other had managed to by no means be stopped by the police.
“Fortunately, he had by no means had an accident, precipitated anybody an damage, and by no means made anybody lose out financially by hitting them while uninsured.
“As a result of elevated variety of Automated Quantity Plate Recognition cameras in Nottingham, even on the small journeys you might be more likely to hit a digital camera, so be sure your paperwork are so as – as a result of it is going to meet up with you…at some point.”