Man in his 80s, violating the signal, ’60 years of unlicensed driving’ caught… Japanese police arrested for current offender

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A Japanese man in his 80s, who had been driving without a license for 60 years, was arrested on charges of driving without a license after violating traffic signals.

The Asahi Shimbun reported on the 2nd that the driver of a light car in his 80s was arrested on charges of violating the Road Traffic Act (driving without a license) after being caught by the police on patrol in Zama City, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.

In a police investigation asking for a license, the man stated, “I learned to drive from a senior when I was a teenager, but I never got a license.” Police believe the man has been driving without a license for more than 60 years.

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