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Norwegian pensioner gets licence confiscated. Police confiscated an 84-year-old’s driving license at the weekend after another motorist reported her for allegedly driving too slowly. The elderly woman, in possession of a valid license and medical certificate, was spotted on a street in Sandefjord at approximately 18:30 on Sunday, and had her driving rights revoked after officers followed her in their car. Mobile police unit (Utrykkningspoliti) Vestfold og Telemark district chief Tor Egil Syvertsen told Sandefjords Blad “it is not illegal to drive slowly, but paragraph three of the Norwegian Highway Code states everyone should drive with due care and attention so as not to hinder, or cause damage to other traffic.”

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Norwegian pensioner gets licence confiscated

Published on Tuesday, 28th June, 2011 at 16:18 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .

Police confiscated an 84-year-old’s driving license at the weekend after another motorist reported her for allegedly driving too slowly.

Brake lights (illustration photo)
Brake lights (illustration photo)
Photo: Steven Perez/Flickr


The elderly woman, in possession of a valid license and medical certificate, was spotted on a street in Sandefjord at approximately 18:30 on Sunday, and had her driving rights revoked after officers followed her in their car.

Mobile police unit (Utrykkningspoliti) Vestfold og Telemark district chief Tor Egil Syvertsen told Sandefjords Blad “it is not illegal to drive slowly, but paragraph three of the Norwegian Highway Code states everyone should drive with due care and attention so as not to hinder, or cause damage to other traffic.”

“Holidays are high time for this type of complaint,” he continues.



Published on Tuesday, 28th June, 2011 at 16:18 under the news category, by Michael Sandelson   .

This post has the following tags: sandefjordpolice, slowpensionerdriving.





  
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