Anorak News | Hands Free Driving

Hands Free Driving

by | 5th, January 2005

‘ANYONE who has ever sat in a taxi in India will wonder what is unusual about R S Santhosh Kumar.

He has driven 375 miles without using his hands in a bid to get into the record books.

It took 15 hours for our man behind the wheel to drive from Parassala, near Thiruvanthapuram, to Kasargod with his hands tied to the driver’s seat.

The jewellery shop owner controlled the steering wheel, brake and clutch with his legs alone.

Kumar, from Neyyanttinkara in Kerala, said he had been training for the event for the past five years.

And well done to him.

But, returning to our original point, what is so special about him? Many of India’s drivers appear to be blind, deaf and unable to differentiate left from right…’

Posted: 5th, January 2005 | In: Strange But True Comment | TrackBack | Permalink