Bus race ends in tears as both drivers are sacked

Two bus drivers in India who decided to turn the highway into an impromptu racetrack have both had their licenses suspended.

The terrifying race, which was caught on camera by a following motorcyclist, showed the two heavy buses fighting to overtake each other – flouting traffic rules in the process.

During the two-minute video, the buses are seen swerving across the road, at certain points driving in the oncoming traffic lane. They also go totally off-road at some points, kicking up vast dust clouds and making life even more dangerous for following traffic.

Even though Indian roads aren't known for being the safest, such behaviour clearly isn't acceptable – especially for vehicles stuffed with passengers. The footage was thankfully seen by Gayatri Krishnan, a district official, who saw that the drivers both had their licenses suspended for the dangerous stunt.

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