Jagathish M is a tuk tuk driver from Chennai, India, who has an interesting hobby: pulling off sweet stunts with his work vehicle. He specializes in side-wheel driving – where the Tuk Tuk goes on two wheels instead of three – and just set a ridiculous 1.37-mile record for side-wheeling.

To completely obliterate the previous record, he had to get his tuk tuk up to a speed of just under 50 mph before he could steer it onto two wheels. The record was broken at Juhu Aerodrome in Mumbai on the “Guinness World Records – Ab India Todega” show.

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Guinness World Records verified the record for the “furthest distance side-wheel driving on a motor tricycle,” and released this footage of Jagathish in motion.

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“I never thought this record was achievable, but…I am satisfied,” Jagathish told Guinness World Records for its 2016 edition of the book.

Either way, I’m pretty sure I would trust a guy who can do sweet tuk tuk stunts over your average tuk tuk driver. That’s an amazing level of tuk tuk control, even more so than most four-wheel drivers.


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