A motorist has been banned from driving after he was caught driving at 62mph with both hands behind his head while steering with his knees.
Richard Newton, 36, from Whitby, North Yorkshire, was filmed driving for about 30 seconds with
both hands off the steering wheel, Scarborough Magistrates' Court heard.
He was caught by a police safety camera van on the A171 between Whitby and
Guisborough on 9 August. Mr Newton had argued he was in control of the car but was found guilty of
He was given a 12-month ban and ordered to carry out 100 hours of unpaid work
in the community. He was also fined £625 and told he must pay a £60 victim surcharge.