98 yr old duke crashes range rover

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garagewidow

758 posts

109 months

Thursday 17th January
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ClaphamGT3 said:
Assume it is OXR2, his Freelander 2
I hope it doesn't have dark tinted front side glass as that's a nono

Also Giles Brandreth on lbc saying due to his age he may not even have taken a driving test when he started driving.


Edited by garagewidow on Thursday 17th January 19:12

The Crack Fox

13,299 posts

131 months

Thursday 17th January
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Liz and Phil the Greek apparently like to go shooting on the land on the opposite side of the A149 to Sandringham, around Wolferton. Some years ago someone burned down their beach hut behind Wolferton. I've seen RRs in a little convoy around that spot, waiting to join/cross the A149 when I occasionally pass. Looks like (from the info supplied) he failed to give way and just pulled into traffic. Could have been much worse. Hand in your licence time.

lbc

2,642 posts

156 months

Thursday 17th January
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Halb said:
I hope he and the other travellers are OK.
The news never mentioned travellers?

Did a caravan full of them pull out in front of him?

Beati Dogu

5,789 posts

78 months

Thursday 17th January
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I expect he swerved to hit a fox, but overdid it a bit.

turbomoped

627 posts

22 months

Thursday 17th January
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Nice way to show all the idiots that buy large SUV's to feel safe and secure that they can roll over like this due to the weight being carried so high.
Nice little adventure for the old boy if nobody was hurt.
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Jimmy Recard

15,385 posts

118 months

Thursday 17th January
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garagewidow said:
I hope it doesn't have dark tinted front side glass as that's a nono

Also Giles Brandreth on lbc saying due to his age he may not even have taken a driving test when he started driving.


Edited by garagewidow on Thursday 17th January 19:12
I don’t think he’s quite old enough for that. Iirc he would’ve had to turn 17 by 1934 to get a licence automatically, but he would’ve turned 17 in 1936 or 1937

Mort7

219 posts

47 months

Thursday 17th January
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GAjon said:
Mort7 said:
Wonder if he was breathalised?
Not taken to hospital, assume to private doctor at home?

Pissed up.
And perhaps given brandy when he got home to steady his nerves...... Just in case.

Laurel Green

26,174 posts

171 months

Thursday 17th January
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Easternlight said:
Fermit and Sexy Sarah said:
It seems that Meghan got to him first.
roflrofl
Have some more roflrofl

kev1974

2,724 posts

68 months

Thursday 17th January
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Now (if it exists) that will be dashcam footage that will be worth more than £200 biggrin

turbomoped

627 posts

22 months

Thursday 17th January
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I would think its routine to get breathalized in this situation though I doubt any coppers want to end their career.
More bother than its worth but would be interesting if the other party were killed.

carinaman

13,193 posts

111 months

Thursday 17th January
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turbomoped said:
I would think its routine to get breathalized in this situation though I doubt any coppers want to end their career.
More bother than its worth but would be interesting if the other party were killed.
The Constable's Oath says something about working for the Monarch and their heirs.

Not-The-Messiah

1,159 posts

20 months

Thursday 17th January
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carinaman said:
turbomoped said:
I would think its routine to get breathalized in this situation though I doubt any coppers want to end their career.
More bother than its worth but would be interesting if the other party were killed.
The Constable's Oath says something about working for the Monarch and their heirs.
Princess Anne got done for for speeding, think this would be a bit different though and the Queen could just tell them to do one.

warch

1,191 posts

93 months

Thursday 17th January
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How unlucky was that? Haven't seen an Uno in the wild this side of the Millennium.

AJL308

2,391 posts

95 months

Thursday 17th January
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Not-The-Messiah said:
carinaman said:
turbomoped said:
I would think its routine to get breathalized in this situation though I doubt any coppers want to end their career.
More bother than its worth but would be interesting if the other party were killed.
The Constable's Oath says something about working for the Monarch and their heirs.
Princess Anne got done for for speeding, think this would be a bit different though and the Queen could just tell them to do one.
Didn't she get done when her dog bit someone?

Not-The-Messiah

1,159 posts

20 months

Thursday 17th January
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AJL308 said:
Didn't she get done when her dog bit someone?
That was the year after, bit of a scoundrel really sounds like she wouldn't be out of place on a local council estate hehe

FourWheelDrift

76,135 posts

223 months

Thursday 17th January
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That was on his bucket list, just before goosing the PM.

sparkythecat

6,747 posts

194 months

Thursday 17th January
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Hope I'm well enough to walk away from crashing my Range Rover when I'm 97.

ape x

903 posts

16 months

Thursday 17th January
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Joking aside i do hope that if a Royal was found to be driving pissed they would get the same treatment as anyone else.... am i being naive?

ape x

903 posts

16 months

Thursday 17th January
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sparkythecat said:
Hope I'm well enough to walk away from crashing my Range Rover when I'm 97.
I don't think anyone should be driving a car after 80 years of age personally..... and why is the Prince driving anyway when he has access to personal drivers?

Vaud

31,205 posts

94 months

Thursday 17th January
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ape x said:
I don't think anyone should be driving a car after 80 years of age personally..... and why is the Prince driving anyway when he has access to personal drivers?
Plenty of spritely 80 year olds. Retesting maybe, but not an arbitrary age limit.