Man guilty of driving with hands behind his head

A man caught on camera driving at more than sixty miles an hour with his hands behind his head has been found guilty of dangerous driving by magistrates in Scarborough.

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A man found guilty of dangerous driving has been banned from driving for 12 months after he was caught on camera driving with no hands.

North Yorkshire Police’s mobile safety camera shows Richard Newton driving past a safety camera van with both hands on his head. He continues along the road for around 25 seconds driving around 60mph.

A court in Scarborough also ordered Newton to carry out 100 hours of unpaid work in the community and fined him £625.

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Court finds man guilty after being caught driving 'hands free'

A man caught on camera driving at more than sixty miles an hour with his hands behind his head has been found guilty of dangerous driving by magistrates in Scarborough .

Richard Newton,a thirty six year old motor mechanic from Whitby, had admitted in court that his driving was careless but had denied it was dangerous. Newton said he was stretching himself because of a back problem.

Watch: the moment motorist got caught on camera driving with hands on head

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