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A British man had his driver’s license suspended for two years and was fined $1,120 for hitting the Queen Mother’s official car, a Daimler. Eamon Reidy, a “drink driver,” as the Brits say, became inebriated at a party for his parents’ anniversary, his lawyer claims, due to the stress of attempting to purchase a new home. The 99-year-old Queen Mum was not in the car at the time it was damaged. The traditional punishment for hitting a member of the royal family’s car in the 11th century was permanent revocation of the driving privilege — followed by drawing and quartering

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