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THE MAN BEHIND THE ‘BOAT TOWING’ MOBILITY SCOOTER

The image of a Belmont man using a mobility scooter to tow his boat went viral since it first appeared online on Friday, drawing attention from around the world.

Despite the obvious danger to himself and other road users, he says the brazen attempt to reach the water was nothing more than a solution to a short-term problem.

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About Stephen Mount

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Stephen Mount began his media career as a reporter and producer with NBN almost 20 years ago before taking up a role with National Nine News in 2003, where he was the Northern Territory's sport and weekend news presenter and presenter / producer of his own weekly sports show. In 2006 he joined the Newcastle Knights as Media and Communications Manager where he spent five seasons before moving to the Hunter Medical Research Institute. After six years in business management he's returned to NBN as a casual reporter and producer while studying law at the University of Newcastle.

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    If, as he said his car llicence was cancelled then how come he still had a boat licence?
    If it was in Qld then aren’t ALL licences cancelled?