Man caught drifting a Lexus on public roadeverybody agrees with his sentence

A MAN caught on video by a member of the public drifting a Lexus on the public road has been sentenced.

The video was uploaded to Facebook by Swindon Police and has amazed people in the comments below.

This Lexus was filmed by a member of the public drifting around a public roundabout

This Lexus was filmed by a member of the public drifting around a public roundaboutCrédit: Swidon Police

Daniel Basset from Swindon was banned from driving after he was spotted driving recklessly in May of this year.

Selon la police, at one point he was sliding the wrong way around a roundabout.

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Dans la vidéo, Basset is seen drifting and doing doughnuts in his Lexus, putting other road users at risk.

The driver was charged with dangerous driving, had to attend rehabilitation appointments and was banned from driving for 15 mois.

He was also sentenced to 200 hours of community work and to pay £85 court costs and a £95 surcharge.

Reflecting on the sentence, Wiltshire Police assistant chief constable Deb Smith said: “We welcome the sentence handed down to Bassett.

His actions represented severely reckless behaviour and clear danger to those present and the wider public.

Operation Staysail remains focussed on relentlessly pursuing those who are responsible for creating hazardous situations on our roads whilst participating in disruptive car meets.

We will continue to seek the strongest possible sanctions in such cases.

Le vidéo has had more than 73,000 vues et 380 commentaires, and most Facebook users agree with the sentence.

One man said: “Bien sûr, he is good at drifting.

Until he hits your family or a child..some people see what’s wrong but yet blind themselves to the truth.

Another revealed: “Saw that car doing the same thing on South Marston roundabout a while back, nearly hit someonewas really scary seeing it close up.

Daniel Basset from Swindon was banned from driving for 15 mois

Daniel Basset from Swindon was banned from driving for 15 moisCrédit: Swindon Police