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Her Majesty is the only person in the UK who can drive without a license

Her Majesty is the only person in the UK who can drive without a license

Queen Elizabeth II, Royality
Why the Queen doesn't own a license and doesn't need one to drive The 91-year-old monarch trained as a driver and mechanic during the Second World War At the age of 91, the Queen is still comfortable behind the wheel and insists on driving herself to and from locations, mainly around her private estates. She most recently climbed into the driver's seat to attend the Royal Windsor Horse Show last week, where she was pictured perfectly at ease in her Range Rover. As part of the "royal prerogative" – powers and rights that the sovereign alone possesses – Her Majesty is the only person in the UK who can drive without a license, even though driving licenses are issued in her name. Among her many privileges, she has never needed to take a driving test and is allowed to drive without a nu