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.
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