A 6-year-old in Lapeer, Mich., who just couldn't wait for some Chinese chow or his driver's license took the family car for a spin while his parents slept.

His plans abruptly shifted after he hit a street sign and cracked the bumper of his family's Ford Taurus. As both a responsible first-grader and new driver he decided to get the damage repaired rather than eat. He was heading towards the dealership when a concerned motorist noticed his erratic driving and managed to block the kid in.

"I opened the door and asked him what he was doing," Lapeer County Sheriff's Deputy Karl Sapp told the Detroit Free Press. "He told me he was going to the dealer to get the car fixed."

The boy claimed to have never driven before and said no one had taught him; he had just watched his Dad enough to know how to operate the vehicle. He had the seat all the way forward when he was stopped.

"I don't know how he was able to operate everything and see at the same time," Sapp said. "Apparently, he was close enough that he could reach the pedals."

Charges have not been filed against the boy's parents.

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