Italian renews driving license on 100th birthday


ROME (AFP) – Giovanni Viglione of northern Italy took turning 100 in his stride, passing his driver's test with flying colors.

According to the ANSA news agency, Viglione, who lives alone, needs to drive his Fiat 500 to his watercolor class in Rovereto, near Verona.

The former draftsman celebrated his 100th birthday on Tuesday surrounded by his four children, nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren, ANSA reported.

A Fiat 500 on Rome's Gianicolo hill

A Fiat 500 on Rome's Gianicolo hill