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Motorway driver believed to have both feet on the dashboard is snapped by police

Police have tweeted photos of what looks like a driver in the outside lane of the M5 with their feet up on the dashboard.

The driver appears to have both feet resting on the dashboard. Credit: @RoadPolAlliance

The tweet, from Devon and Cornwall Police and Dorset Police Roads Policing Team account, was posted on Tuesday 12 March.

The officer who posted it said:

"Cruise control taken to a whole new level. Driver snapped in lane 3 (yes the fast lane) of the M5. With apologies to the mighty Pink Floyd: "In all my years of policing I have never seen before, Someone more deserving the full penalty of law"!! Sgt B"

– Sgt B, Alliance RPT

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The pick-up truck was snapped in the outside lane of the motorway, with two feet clearly visible on the dashboard of the driver's side.

It attracted several responses on social media, including one from another local police officer.

PC Phil Skedgell said: "Utterly stupid and dangerous. On which planet would / could this be considered appropriate?"

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Devon and Cornwall Police has been contacted for more information.