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Chris Martin

Emergency DMV Session

After Illegal Driving Exposed

9/18/2013 3:55 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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0918-scott-martin-dmv-x17Chris Martin has been scootering around L.A. illegally ... sometimes with his kid on the back seat ... but today, the Coldplay singer raced down to the DMV to finally get a valid license to drive in California, TMZ has learned.

Multiple DMV sources tell us ... records show Martin has never obtained a CA driver's license, despite the fact he's been tooling around town on his Vespa for weeks.

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The license issue just came to light after his wife Gwyneth Paltrow dangerously cut off a school bus on a Vespa -- while her daughter Apple was on the back seat.  It was later revealed that GP didn't have a motorcycle license at the time of the incident.

Paltrow raced to the DMV days later and passed her tests -- and today, her husband followed suit.

Martin was spotted at the DMV in Santa Monica on Wednesday -- with his Vespa -- and good news, HE PASSED HIS TESTS (we're told) ... so all is well.

Now check your mirrors and proceed with caution.

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39 COMMENTS

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Krista    

This is a dud of a story.

309 days ago
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Dead account Delete at will    

ok yes their complete tools for owning and riding mopeds, Dumb as a flippin rock to put their children on the back of them. Retarded to not wear protective clothing since she makes her money from acting and needs her skin and face. But hey... they got their licenses ... idiots

309 days ago
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EggsOverEasy    

Anyone living and driving in SoCal who puts their little kid on the back of a scooter is a dumf*ck.. She came this close to getting her kid killed or seriously injured, Dumbf************ckkkkk....

309 days ago
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Max    

But licenses are for peasants! We're royalty! Surely we don't have to take the same tests as the riff-raff!

309 days ago
5.

Kelly    

What the hell is wrong with these people? If ANYTHING - a fender bender - happened while he or she was not legally licensed it would have cost them millions plus extra bad publicity.

309 days ago
6.

Abe    

Who? Chris WHO?

309 days ago
7.

VictoriaGirl    

Both he and his wife are major a-holes.

309 days ago
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Ozzie X    

Some cities don't require a licence if your scooter engine is under a certain CC, but you can modify the engine to perform that CC. :D

309 days ago
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OK    

Paltrow's disdain for America is no secret. She probably feels like having a valid license is beneath them.

309 days ago
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WatcherOne    

I hope they were not so irresponsible as to not have insurance, as well...

309 days ago
11.

Your S&M Girlfriend    

I feel bad for him. He'd probably be a decent person if he wasn't married to that narcissistic delusional bitch.

309 days ago
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Chris E    

Did they take the test or the permit? An M1 license, which is required for any scooter over 50cc requires an M1. To get an M1, you have to take the riding exam on a motorcycle.

309 days ago
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aj    

TMZ is really getting desperate. Boo!

309 days ago
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Susanlsmith    

They think they're above the rest of us commoners and Peasants

309 days ago
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Whocares    

"Chris Martin Makes Daredevil Move On Vespa With Kids In Tow"

"Posted Tue September 10th, 2013 - 02:19 PM EDT
A day after Gwyneth Paltrow cut off a school bus on her scooter, Chris Martin cut off a bus in Los Angeles with his kids in tow on Sept.10, 2013."
From x17online com just do search Chris Martin (or Gwyneth).
There's like a dozen pics including one with each of the morons with a child seated behind them on the scooters and the two idiot parents are driving side by side, which is illegal for all motor vehicles - cars, motor cycles, scooters, etc. I know people in LA who owned very expensive Vespas, and they either a) put them in storage, or b) sold them (with dificulty and at a serious loss) because it is beyond dangerous in LA to kid yourself that you are going to use a scooter for safe reliable transportation - add that to NO brains and the inevitable WILL happen - CRASH! I'm sure she's already posted to GOOP and talked in interviews about how she's lowering her carbon footprint. Good for her, but why risk the health, safety, and lives of her two children because they've got cool, mod toys - I'm sure she believes she THE trendsetter, WRONG!

309 days ago
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