A driver has been banned from the roads for 12 months after he was filmed doing 60 miles an hour - with both hands behind his head.
Mechanic, Richard Newton, was found guilty of dangerous driving by Magistrates.
The video was taken by North Yorkshire Police as Newton drove along the A171 near Whitby.
The road has seen 30 serious accidents in the last six years - five of which were fatal as Chris Kiddey reports.
Watch amazing footage of Richard Newton driving at 60mph with his hands behind his head.
The 36 year old, from Whitby, was filmed by North Yorkshire police officers on the A171 near the Scaling Dam Reservoir, last August.
Today he was banned from driving for 12 months and fined £625 by Scarborough magistrates, after they found him guilty of dangerous driving.
He was also ordered to carry out 100 hours of unpaid work in the community.
A Whitby man has been banned from driving for 12 months for driving with no hands.
Richard Newton, 36, of Abbots Road, was found guilty at Scarborough Magistrates’ Court of dangerous driving.
Mr Newton was filmed as he drove past a police mobile safety camera on the A171 near Scaling Dam reservoir, at around 6.20pm on Friday 9 August 2013.
He had both hands behind his head as he continued along the road for around 25 seconds driving at between 60 to 63mph.
A road safety charity has found 20,000 drivers in our region have points on their licence for using a mobile or being distracted while driving.
Kelly Pattinson's father died in a crash, when the other driver was distracted.
Robert Booth leaves court, after being charged with dangerous driving and committed to Warwick Crown Court.
Priyanka Bhogal died when the car she was travelling in was involved in a collision on the M6 in the early hours of Sunday November 27 last year.
A 63-year-old lorry driver has been committed to Warwick Crown Court after being charged with causing the death of a four-year-old by dangerous driving.
Robert Booth, of Brockley Street, Town End Farm, Sunderland, appeared at Solihull Magistrates Court today charged with causing the death of Priyanka Bhogal.
Priyanka, from Coventry, suffered fatal injuries when the car she was travelling in was involved in a collision on the M6 in the early hours of Sunday November 27 last year.
Mr Booth, who did not enter a plea, is due to appear at Warwick Crown Court on July 24.