A driver has been caught on the roads with a provisional licence 14 years out of date.
The man was initially stopped by police for having no insurance on Wednesday in Peterborough, Cambridgeshire.
It was only after further checks officers from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Road Policing Unit realised he had been driving as a learner for over a decade.
He has now been reported and the car has been seized.
PETERBOROUGH- initially stopped for no insurance. From further checks male has been driving for past 14 years on a expired provisional licence 😳— BCH Road Policing (@roadpoliceBCH) October 30, 2019
Driver reported and car seized.
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According to the DVLA, photocard driving licences - full or provisional - must be renewed every 10 years.
Drivers can be fined up to £1,000 for driving without a licence, according to the RAC, and given a £300 roadside penalty.
Uninsured drivers can face a £1,000 fine, up to six points on their licence and possible disqualification.