Monday 10 December 2018

Someone actually handed the police a driving licence with Homer Simpson on it

The driver’s car was seized and he was reported for driving with no insurance and driving without a proper licence.

This was actually handed over to officers (Thames Valley Police/PA)
This was actually handed over to officers (Thames Valley Police/PA)

By Taylor Heyman, Press Association

A police force in Buckinghamshire has shared a hilarious photo of a driving licence they were handed following a traffic stop.

When Pc Phillips pulled over a car in Milton Keynes and asked the driver for ID, she was promptly handed a fake licence featuring the name and details of none other than cartoon character Homer Simpson.

Earlier this week, PC Phillips stopped a car in Milton Keynes. When she tried to identify the driver's ID, she found...

Posted by Thames Valley Police on Thursday, March 15, 2018

The false license stated the user’s name was Homer Simpson, date of birth as the August 4 1963 and address as 28 Springfield Way, USA and included a photo.

Fans of The Simpsons may recognise that neither the date of birth or the address are correct for the animated character. He was “born” on May 12 1956 and “lives” at 742 Evergreen Terrace.

However, the inaccuracies were probably the least of the driver’s worries. According to a Facebook post shared by the force, “The driver’s car was seized and he was reported for driving with no insurance and driving without a proper licence. D’oh!”

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