Sutton driver tells police 'I've been driving for 50 years without a licence'

A motorist stopped in Sutton stunned police officers when he told them he had been driving without a licence – for 52 years.
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Members of Nottinghamshire Police’s Ashfield Operation Reacher team seized the man’s car in Stanton Hill as he did not have a full driving licence.

However, the driver then admitted he had been driving for more than half a century without one.

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A team spokesman said: “To our amazement, the driver disclosed he has been driving for 52 years – yes, 52 years without a licence.

Police seized this vehicle in Stanton Hill.Police seized this vehicle in Stanton Hill.
Police seized this vehicle in Stanton Hill.

“It's apparently okay though, as the driver only narrowly failed his driving test in 1970.”

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