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Iceland’s oldest motorist is a 102 year-old from Kópavogur

  • On the fast lane Iceland's oldest driver is a 102 year-old from Kópavogur suburb. Photo/Stefán Karlsson

According to Iceland’s oldest motorist is 102 year-old Jón Hannesson from Kópavogur. The seasoned motorist drives a 16 year-old Toyota which he has no intention to upgrade any time soon.

Jón says he loves the freedom the car gives and explains that it helps him go wherever and whenever he wants to. He has no intentions of parking the car and intends to continue to drive as long as he has his health. 

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