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Boy Spotted Riding On Top Of Car

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An overindulgent family in Taiwan seems to have been unable to persuade their child not to treat their car like a fairground ride and despite the fact that there was busy traffic allowed him to ride on the roof.

The footage was captured by Sun Hsiung, 38, who was travelling with her husband and two children and spotted the car coming the other way, heading to the centre of Taiwan’s northern city of Taoyuan.

She said: "It was impossible to see at first but then suddenly the car emerged from behind the truck with the young lad sitting happily on the roof as if it was the most normal thing in the world. His face was beaming and he clearly thought it was great fun, although I dread to think what would have happened if the car had braked, or if the lad had fallen.

"The car behind would have never been able to stop in time. I was really shocked that people could be so irresponsible in the middle of the city with a child."

A police spokesman shown the footage after it was widely shared on the internet said that they were looking to identify the car driver who faced the loss of their licence and possible charges of reckless endangerment.

Sun Hsiung, who was shocked after spotting the car, added: "I uploaded the image really to show that it is incredible there are still people around who do such foolish things. And I hope of course that they find them and give them a big fine."

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