Man has been banned from driving a police camera van caught him driving at 60mph with NO HANDS

January 02, 2014

Richard Newton, 36, of Abbots Road, Whitby, was snapped in the act by North Yorkshire Police on the A171 at around 6.20pm on August 9 last year.

He was filmed driving past the safety camera van with both hands on his head, continuing along the busy ‘A’-road for around 25seconds at between 60mph to 63mph.

Newton was found guilty at Scarborough Magistrates’ Court of dangerous driving, and ordered to carry out 100hours of unpaid community work and fined £625 with a £60 surcharge.

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