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(Auto News) SKorean woman passes driver's exam on 950th try

By no1camaro

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - A woman in South Korea who tried to pass the written exam for a driver's license with near-daily attempts since April 2005 has finally succeeded on her 950th time.

The aspiring driver spent more than 5 million won ($4,200) in application fees, but until now had failed to score the minimum 60 out of a possible 100 points needed to get behind the wheel for a driving test.

Cha Sa-soon, 68, finally passed the written exam with a score of 60 on Wednesday, said Choi Young-chul, a police official at the drivers' license agency in Jeonju, 130 miles (210 kilometers) south of Seoul.

Police said Cha took the test hundreds of times, but had no specific total. Local media said she took the test 950 times.

Now she must pass a driving test before getting her license, Choi said.

Repeated calls to Cha seeking comment went unanswered. She told the Korea Times newspaper she needed the license for her vegetable-selling business.

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chevy66babe’s Profile Photo
Nov 30, 2009 at 12:13 pm
I wonder how many times it'll take her to pass the driving test. I don't think you could even take it that many times in this country, at least I hope not.
ccz2887’s Profile Photo
Nov 12, 2009 at 7:22 am
Man after 950 times I wouldn't her behind the whell of a lawnmower let alone a freakin car lol.
no1camaro’s Profile Photo
Nov 6, 2009 at 7:00 pm
I did lol.. Was a 200 question test and I only got one wrong on my first try.
Carolina_29053’s Profile Photo
Nov 6, 2009 at 6:20 pm
If it took her that many tries, maybe she IS the vegetable!
jphillips’s Profile Photo
Nov 6, 2009 at 3:56 pm
keep her off of u.s. roads,we have enough bad drivers!

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