Quebec provincial police are investigating and said charges could be laid after viewing a YouTube video showing the parents of a seven-year-old boy cheering their son on as he drives the family SUV on a country road.
"Since seeing this video, we've opened an investigation," Sgt. Chantal Mackels said Monday.
"Once the investigation is over with, we'll give it to the Crown prosecutor who will analyze it and decide if he's issuing a criminal offence."
Mackels wouldn't say what charges the parents could face.
Besides the fact that the child is underage, none of the five people in the Honda CRV was wearing a seatbelt.
In the video, the boy sits on the edge of the driver's seat, looking relaxed but alert as he grips the steering wheel and drives the vehicle.
His father sits in the passenger seat with the video camera and gives a running commentary,
Tags: Police, Investigate, Video, 7_year_Old, Boy, Driving, Car, Montreal, Quebec
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