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In this photo taken Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012, senior driver Preston Carter, 100, holds onto his California driver's license and car keys, as he talks with Los Angeles police officer, after police say his car went onto a sidewalk and plowed into a group of parents and children outside a South Los Angeles elementary school. There is no upper age limit for driving a car in California.

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