Australian Man’s Car Impounded; Investigated by Child Protection After Uploading Child Car Stunt Video

An Australian man who filmed himself teaching his five-year-old son to do burnouts has had his car impounded, according to the BBC.

A burnout involves keeping the brake on a car while accelerating, so the spinning wheels burn from the friction.

Mr Alex Dobson had posted videos of his son behind the wheel of a modified sports car in their Queensland home. The videos, which show the boy in sole control of the car while smoke poured off the rear tyres, went viral. The boy was also seen gripping the steering wheel as the stationary vehicle was revved in the driveway.

…Mr Dobson’s car, which he calls his “pride and joy”, was seized by police on Sept 24. Child protection officers have also been notified.

Read more about it at The Straits Times.

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