Britain's safest driver, 99, has never crashed in 84 years

George Geeson has been dubbed 'Britain's safest driver' as he has never had a speeding ticket or caused an accident during 84 years of motoring.
The 99-year-old reckons he has clocked up almost a million miles during his driving career which began in 1925 with a Model T Ford - before formal tests were even invented.
He has only ever been involved in one accident - when another motorist shunted into the back of his car in 1958.


'I've always been careful. Even the one accident I did have was down to somebody else,' he said.
'We used to think that 60mph was very fast but now people seem to drive at 100mph and that's too fast for me.
'Over the years I would say I have probably driven more than 800,000 or 900,000 miles. But now I just enjoy going back and forth to the shops.'
The former garage owner, of South Witham in Lincolnshire, now drives a Peugeot 106 but he has fond memories of the first car he bought - a Willys-Overland Whippet - purchased for £2.50 in 1935. He described the American, second-hand blue Whippet as a 'wonderful' car, despite having wooden-spoked wheels, a poor braking system and a starting handle to fire up the engine. His son Robert also has a clean licence - after being taught to drive by his father.
'It must run in the family,' the 62-year-old retired thatcher said. 'Dad has always enjoyed driving and we're very impressed he is still going.'
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