12-year-old stopped by police while trying to drive across Australia
Of all places, driving across Australia isn’t something you’d do on a whim.
Yet it was the plan for one kid, who was stopped by police after driving 1,200 kilometres (745 miles) from the country’s east coast.
“Checks revealed the driver to be a 12-year-old boy travelling from Kendall, NSW, on his way to Perth,” New South Wales Police said in a statement, via ABC News. But it seemingly wasn’t bad driving that caught the eye of authorities.
The boy was only pulled over after they noticed the car’s bumper was dragging along the road on the Barrier Highway, located in the far-west of the state of New South Wales. He was arrested and taken to Broken Hill Police Station, where inquiries are continuing. Read more…