A Cypriot driver who posted a video steering a truck with his legs on a motorway was jailed for 40 days Thursday soon after pleading responsible to unsafe driving, the Cyprus Information Company stated.
The 43-year-aged Cypriot experienced also admitted to publishing the movie on social media and to driving with no coverage.
Late very last 12 months, a 3-and-a-50 percent-moment viral video confirmed the driver with both toes in long black socks on the steering wheel, navigating with his calves on the gradual lane of a two-lane motorway with apparent simplicity.
The judge at the Larnaca district court docket ruled that the person experienced committed a reckless act that had endangered lives and really should provide a jail sentence, the CNA claimed.
He was also stripped of his license for 9 months.
In handing down the sentence, the courtroom took into account that the offender has a sick father in his care and two younger little ones.
Law enforcement had issued a stiff warning to motorists pursuing the stunt.
“Driving is not a match or a joke. We all have a accountability to be watchful although at the rear of the wheel and show respect not only for our very own lives but people of some others,” they stated.
Cyprus regulation states that motorists will have to have both fingers on the wheel.