A 15-year-old boy chalked up an astonishing 18 driving penalty points – despite not even being old enough to have passed his test.

The youngster, from Sittingbourne, amassed the huge number for six offences of driving without a licence or insurance.

But tough rules for new motorists in their first two years mean he could have been banned after getting just six points.

Reported by Kent Online. You can read the full story here. 

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