In 1936 part-time inventor Anton Loibl, a Nazi, and Hitler's chauffeur, invented bicycle reflectors. The SS went into business with him. The Nazis then brought in traffic laws requiring all bicycles to have reflectors, creating a cash windfall for the SS en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ant…
If you own a Rolls Royce, you can send your chauffeur to the Rolls Royce headquarters in Goodwood, England to be trained to drive a Rolls Royce under the "White Glove" driver training program blog.rolls-roycemotorcars…
The Japanese Imperial Family has a staff of more than 1,000 people (47 servants per royal). 30 gardeners, 25 chefs, 40 chauffeurs as well as 78 builders, plumbers and electricians. The Emperor has four doctors on standby 24 hours a day, five men manage his wardrobe and 11 assists in Shinto rites en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Imp…
The writers for 'The Simpsons' tried to get Prince to guest-star in an episode, and sent him a script. He refused because his chauffeur had written a script, and Prince wanted to use that one instead. The episode never happened nydailynews.com/entertain…
After learning of President Harding's death, Calvin Coolidge was sworn in as President by his dad in their living room, with his chauffeur acting as a witness. eyewitnesstohistory.com/c…
Legendary Who drummer Keith Moon, while driving drunk, accidentally ran over and killed his chauffeur/bodyguard. ultimateclassicrock.com/k…
Soviet Army deserter Viktor Ilyin attempted to assassinate Leonid Brezhnev in 1969 during a motorcade. His shots missed Brezhnev, but killed a limousine chauffeur, Ilya Zharkov, who was driving as a substitute on his last day before retirement. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vik…
In 1974, Ian Ball attempted to kidnap Princess Anne. After shooting her bodyguard, chauffeur and a bystander, he asked her to get out of the car, to which she responded "Not bloody likely" theage.com.au/news/People…
Rolls Royce offers a course called "White Glove Experience" to teach chauffeur's how to, among other things, minimize fingerprints on door handles and brake the car without kickback. blog.caranddriver.com/smo…
A female chauffeur is called a chauffeuse. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cha…
Actor Tony Lip, who played crime boss Carmine Lupertazzi in The Sopranos, was hired as African-American classical pianist Don Shirley's bodyguard and chauffeur in the 1960s. Their story is the premise of the 2018 film Green Book. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ton…
Leonard Nimoy was a family friend of Susanna Hoffs and was The Bangles' chauffeur in their "Going Down To Liverpool" video. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goi…
Nelson Mandela was a master of disguise known was dubbed 'Black Pimpernel' for his ability to evade arrest. When he was finally arrested due to a tip-off from a CIA agent, he was dressed as a chauffeur. bbc.com/news/world-africa…
Actor William Devane's father was FDR's chauffeur en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wil…
Larry David worked as a chauffeur, taxi driver, paralegal, and as a bra salesman before becoming the hit writer and co-creator of Seinfeld businessinsider.com/larry…
Kanye West's rider requires that any chauffeur who drives him wear only 100 percent cotton clothes. "No man-made fibers." theweek.com/article/index…
Hitlers chauffeur invented the bicycle reflector to force the germans to purchase them and the tax went to the war machine. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/A…
The word Chauffeur is derived from the Old French word literally translates to "stoker", since motor coaches were originally steam-powered. etymonline.com/index.php?…
The 1st recorded car theft took place in France in 1912. Both chauffeur and passenger were killed. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Car…
The Beatles song "Eight Day a Week" was inspired by an overworked chauffeur who said he worked eight days a week. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eig…
Leopold Lojka, Franz Ferdinand's chauffeur on the day he was assassinated, accidentally took a wrong turn, which brought their car to a halt just six feet in front of his assassin, Gavrilo Princip. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leo…
Before ACDC's Bon Scott became their lead singer, he was working for them as a chauffeur. voices.yahoo.com/bon-scot…
One of the original Dulux dogs, Digby was chauffeur driven and had two stunt doubles. en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/O…
Bill Cosby initially wanted to cast Cliff Huxtable as a chauffeur, but his wife insisted it was time for a new portrayal of African American families. youtube.com/watch?v=m8ezW…
Lewis Hamilton gets a chauffeur to drive him around because he's sick of everyone trying to race him at the lights. thesundaytimes.co.uk/sto/…
Keith Moon accidentally ran over and killed his chauffeur with his Bently in an attempt to escape a group of hooligan skinheads that were harassing him and his friends at a pub. ultimateclassicrock.com/k…
Today I learned of a service in the UK that let's you hire an A-Team van replica driven by a chauffeur. theateamvan.com/index.php

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