Friday, May 19, 2023

Licence To Drive A Motor Car



Sorting through some recently acquired papers of my Great Uncle Albert, I find his driving licence from 1912. This was a time when licences were issued by local authorities (in this case, Bradford), and had to be renewed every year.

1 comment:

  1. Glad that they started licensing procedures that early there. So many cars and drivers at that time just did whatever they wanted. I would imagine England already had carriages and wagons travelling on the left side of the road, so kept up that practice with early cars!

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