- The man was spotted driving along a highway in China on August 18
- He used a sanitary towel to cover both of his licence plates
- The driver told officers that his girlfriend was feeling unwell
It seems that some people will resort to drastic measures to get out of being caught by traffic cameras.
This man in China decided to use a sanitary towel to cover his licence plate and avoid being caught by a speed camera.
He was stopped by police during the attempt on August 18 in China’s Hubei province.
Footage shows the car being stopped by police after they notice the licence plate is covered
The driver of the vehicle is then made to take off the sanitary towels from both plates
The driver said he was in a hurry to get home as his girlfriend was feeling unwell.
Video footage shows the vehicle being stopped by traffic police as it crosses a bridge on a highway in China.
The licence plate of the car can be seen covered with a sanitary towel.
The driver claims that he used the sanitary towels because his girlfriend was feeling unwell
The driver was fined 200 yuan (£23.29) for his actions and taken to the station
Both the front and back licence plates were covered.
He later told police that his girlfriend felt sick and so he covered the licence plate and hurried home.
The driver was fined 200 yuan (£23.29).