Queen Elizabeth Reported To Police For Not Wearing Seatbelt The queen was riding in a convoy without wearing a seatbelt. Under U.K. law, it's compulsory to wear a seatbelt — but she is the queen so she's immune from any civil or criminal proceedings.

Queen Elizabeth Reported To Police For Not Wearing Seatbelt

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RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Rachel Martin. A key part of a democracy is the understanding that no one is above the law, which is why, when Queen Elizabeth was driving in her convoy without a seatbelt, someone called the cops to report her. Under U.K. law, it is compulsory to wear a seatbelt. But she is the queen, so she's immune from any civil or criminal proceedings. Nevertheless, a statement on the monarchy's website reads, the queen is careful to ensure that all her activities are carried out in strict accordance with the law. It's MORNING EDITION.

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