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RAW VIDEO: New Zealand Driver Still on Road at 105

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June 5, 2013
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New Zealand's oldest driver is still on the road, motoring around at the grand old age of 105. He received his first license in 1925, aged 17-years-old after learning to drive in a French car that had a lever instead of a steering wheel.


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