A man with a previously unblemished 65-year driving history has avoided conviction after he was caught behind the wheel while suspended.
The man pleaded guilty in the Bendigo Magistrates' Court to driving while suspended, which was detected last October.
The court heard the man's licence was suspended for a medical review, but he said he received no notice that he was not allowed to drive.
The suspension was lifted the following month, after a driving assessment.
The man said he had held his licence for 65 years, and the court heard there was no record of driving offences.
Magistrate Alan Spillane put the man on a six-month good behaviour undertaking, without conviction.
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