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Bravo to 93-year old Jack Higgs, a former Pentecostal minister, who lives next door to a car showroom in Penarth, Wales.
The BBC reports that Mr Higgs totalled his own car and two Porsche speedmobiles, worth £60,000.
“I just don’t know what happened except that I lost control as I was reversing and suddenly I had hit the cars.
“The next thing I knew I was hanging upside down in my car thanking my lucky stars I was still alive.”
And, thankfully for West Glamorgan’s cyclists, Mr Higgs has now decided to quit driving.
He may have been an exemplary driver - until now - but there’s got to be a case for restricting driving licences to certain age groups. At eighty and above you’ve got to wonder about reaction times.
“Sorry, mate, I didn’t see you…I’m 93, you know.”
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