Police in Wiltshire pulled over a woman 55 years old for routine checks. They were stunned to discover that she hadn’t had a full license since 1983.
She was on the A350, near Melksham, when officers stopped her to conduct checks.
However, the police discovered that she has been driving with a valid license since she was 17.
Wiltshire’s traffic officers pulled over 55-year old woman driver in routine checks.
The woman admitted how she learnt to drive as a schoolgirl when Margaret Thatcher was Prime Minister and before rear seat belts were compulsory, but never took a test to gain a full licence.
Wiltshire police told her to get a ride or to walk home. She was not allowed to travel further and called for a recovery truck to seize her vehicle.
Wiltshire Special Ops posted a picture of a silver Citroen Pablo, thought to belong to the woman, being loaded onto a recovery truck.
Officers were conducting checks around the area and stopped the woman, who was travelling along the A350 in Melksham.
A driving without a license can result in penalty points, fines or imprisonment of up to six month.
Wiltshire Police tweeted that they were checking the A350 in Melksham. Although the driver, 55 years old, of this vehicle has been driving it since she was 17. She has not had a full-time licence.
If you don’t have insurance or a license, there’s a recovery vehicle waiting for your car.
MailOnline should contact Wiltshire Police for more details.