While it might be the world's safest practice, many of us got our first taste of driving as kids sitting on our mom or dad's laps while they let us steer. But that was usually done in a safe place (large parking lots or open fields) at very slow speeds. The safety aspect is what has two Russian parents in trouble after they filmed their 8-year-old driving an Audi at speeds of up to 60 miles per hour with slick road conditions.

In the video below, the girl – using a plastic container as a booster seat and not wearing a seatbelt – drives along the snowy road with the music blaring and her mother videoing it all from the back seat, a jaunt that reportedly resulted in parents Dmitry and Lena Mikulchik being investigated by St. Petersburg police. Hey, at least they weren't using their daughter as a designated driver, right?

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      Mom looks hot...
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      Those parents... what a bunch of Jerkovs.
      • 2 Years Ago
      This is Russia. We should be glad it wasn't a tank.
      • 2 Years Ago
      I was about 8 years old when me and a friend borrowed his uncles Rambler. We were doing great until it rolled over in the corn field, we got caught trying to pull it back up right with the tractor and got our asses tore up,,, not for rolling the Rambler but for tearing up the corn field.
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      I was 9 and driving a Cadillac and dad taught me to also operate a bulldozer around 8 or 9
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      She was probably safer driving that AWD Audi at 60mph than I was driving my dad's Datsun pickup at around the same age on a sunny day.
      Donny Hoover
      • 2 Years Ago
      In soviet Russia, kid pick up you.
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      That's it? No 18 wheeler cutting the road? No meteorite? Airplane?
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      in RUSSIA, Audi DRIVE YOU! I will say though, she drive\'s better than most people in Dallas, Texas!
      Vex Torves
      • 2 Years Ago
      Poeple in the U.S should make the legal age of driving 8. This proves kids deserve at least one right. Why is the required age allways 18. Proof that kids can pass driving tests.
      • 2 Years Ago
      And the best woman driver award goes to!!!!...8 year old Russian girl!!!!!
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