Motorist stopped by police on M6 for driving 44 years on provisional licence

A motorist stopped on the M6 by police had been driving for the last 44 years on a provisional licence.

Saturday, 19th August 2017, 5:32 pm
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 12:46 pm

He was caught by Lancashire Roads Police on the motorway by junction 31 at about 11.30am today.

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According the roads police Twitter account the driver had had his provisional license since he was 12.

However there is speculation online over how the motorist could have had a license from such a young age.

Tweeting at the roads police Helen Polba‏ said: “Didn’t think you could get a provisional license at 12 unless for a farm vehicle?”