Never mind walking the plank, one motorist decided to drive the plank to board a ferry in his truck.
The driver can be seen inching the vehicle onto two decidedly unsafe-looking wobbly planks in order to board the waiting ferry.
Undeterred by the unnerving lack of sturdiness, the man continues with his bid in front of a crowd of people, and amazingly manages to make it onto the boat without damaging the car - or himself.
A number of people have commented on the video online. One YouTube user wrote: "I want to see the video of the 1000 point turn he had to make on that dock to get the right angle to board."
Another said: "Wow at first I was scared the board was going to break and then I was disappointed when it didn't."
Over on Facepunch.com, another user wondered how the truck got into position to board like that in the first place, writing: "How did they get it onto the dock in that position? Did they just drive it out, and then pick it up and turn 90 degrees? There's no way there is enough space there to do even a 50 point turn."
Someone else scratching their head said: "Jesus christ, I wonder what made risking dumping your truck into the water worth it", while another simply wrote: "Wow, that's insane."
And one user was marvelling at the strength of the wood, saying: "What tree are those planks from because god damn..."
The world's most dangerous roads
Truck driver boards ferry over plank 'bridge' (video)
North Yungas Road, or Death Road as it's also known, is legendary for its extreme danger. In 1995 it was named the "world's most dangerous road" by the Inter-American Development Bank. The 61km road leads from La Paz to Coroico in Bolivia. Up to 300 travellers are estimated to be killed on the road each year and cross markings along it show where vehicles have fallen. What makes it so dangerous? It's a single-lane road with no guard rails and cliffs up of 600ft. During rainy season, rain and fog severely hampers visibility and the road quickly becomes a muddy track. In the summer, there are rockfalls and dust limiting visibility. If you dare take your eyes off of the road, the rainforest scenery is breathtaking and and thousands of thrill-seekers, particularly mountain bikers, ride it each year.
In Alaska, the James Dalton Highway is a 414-mile gravel road that certainly wasn't built for normal cars. Drivers braving the road share it with huge lorries that kick up clouds of dust or mud and reduce visibility. Then there are potholes taking a heavy toll on cars and virtually nowhere to stop for petrol. We wouldn't recommend driving the Dalton unless you have a 4x4, extra fuel, food, spare tires and blankets to survive the cold.
It takes someone brave to drive or walk along this terrifying 'cliff corridor' road in China's Henan Province. The 1,250m long Guoliang Tunnel was chiselled and hammered out of the mountain 40 years ago by 14 villagers from the nearby Guoliang village. It is five metres high and four metres wide and placed 110 meters up the cliff face. Along the tunnel there are 35 window-sized holes, from which rock was dumped during the construction process and now show the beautiful views from the road.
The A537 between Macclesfield and Buxton was named the most dangerous road in Britain, based on the number of serious collisions. Punishing bends, steep drops from the highway and sheer rock face for most of its length make the A537 a scary drive. Most crashes take place during the weekends in the summer - a popular time for tourists who are most probably checking out the stunning Peak District scenery than keeping their eyes fixed on the road in front of them.
This mountain road in western Norway offers drivers a dizzying view of sheer mountainsides, deep fjords, waterfalls and fertile valleys. The Trollstigen Mountain Road has a steep incline of nine per cent and consists of 11 hairpin bends. Encircling the road are lofty mountains with majestic names such as Kongen (the King), Dronningen (the Queen) and Bispen (the Bishop). At the 700-metre plateau is a car park and a number of viewing platforms overlooking the bends and the Stigfossen waterfall.
The M56 Lena Highway, or the Amur-Yakutsk Highway, in Russia runs parallel to the incomplete Amur Yakutsk Mainline railway and although it is a federal highway, it's actually just a dirt road. When it is frozen in the winter it makes an excellent surface, but in the summer, any significant rain makes the road turn to mud, often swallowing small vehicles whole! On the Lena Highway, traffic jams last for weeks and become a mess of vehicles stuck in the middle of nowhere.
The second highest paved road in Romania was built as a military route and consists of 90km of twists and turns running north to south across the Southern Carpathians. Due to snowfall, the Transfagarasan is open just a few months of the year, and even in June snow can block the roads. The scenery is spectacular and includes the twisted monastery at Curtea de Arges, the Dracula Castle ruins at Poienari and the huge Vidraru Dam.
Italy's Stelvio Pass in the Ortler Alps is the highest paved mountain pass in the Eastern Alps and may not be the most dangerous road in the world, but is said to be one of the most thrilling. At 9,045 feet this famed road features 48 hairpin turns on the northern side and 12 on the southern side, taking you through stunning Alpine scenery and many kilometres of fast and sweeping roads. If you own a bike, this road was built for you.
Connecting China and Pakistan across the Karakoram mountain range, the Karakoram Highway is the highest paved international road in the world with an altitude of 15,395ft. Known informally as the KKH, it is often referred to as the ninth wonder of the world due to its high elevation and the difficult condition in which it was constructed. Drivers on the highway are troubled with landslides, floods and mud. More than 1,000 workers were killed during the building of the highway.
This road in New Zealand is as narrow as they come and was cut in the middle of a sheer cliff face 140 years ago, making it unbelievably scary. Constructed to give miners access to a gold-rich canyon, today Skippers Canyon Road's motorists must apply for a permit before attempting to tackle it. Most car insurance companies won't cover you in the event of an accident and the soft rock crumbles easily under car tires, getting slippery when wet too.
If having to be cautious of other motorists wasn't enough, on Gibraltar's Winston Churchill Avenue you have to watch out for planes too. The road cuts through the airport, used by passenger and military planes alike. It's the only road connecting Gibraltar to Spain and is by far, Gibraltar's busiest road so there's no escaping the drive among jumbo jets if you want to enter or exit the territory by road. Every time an aircraft lands, the road is closed for a few minutes and railroad-style crossing gates hold back the cars.
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Dangerous local traditions
Truck driver boards ferry over plank 'bridge' (video)
Pamplona's annual festival of San Fermin, or the Running of the Bulls, takes place between 6 and 14 July, and sees thousands of people congregate to watch locals dressed in white with red handkerchiefs around their necks as they run a length of 825 metres alongside bulls. The most dangerous part of the bull run is a closed curve which is also the longest stretch. Since 1924, 15 people have died and over 200 have been seriously injured at the event.
Daredevils with a passion for cheese come from all over the world to hurl themselves down a perilously steep, grassy Gloucestershire hill in pursuit of a 4kg Double Gloucester cheese. The tradition of Cheese Rolling at Cooper's Hill dates back to medieval times when presumably there was nothing else to do. The winners take home the cheeses as well as a few cuts and bruises.
Every winter, the people of Annapolis brave the freezing water at Sandy Point State Park for the Annual Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge. More than 10,000 people from around the region run into the frigid waters of the Chesapeake Bay to raise money for Special Olympics Maryland.
On the Greek island of Chios, a Rocket War takes place every Easter between two rival church congregations in the town of Vrontados. Tens of thousands of home-made rockets are fired across town, with the aim of hitting the bell tower of the opposite church. Some rocket builders have lost their lives preparing for the battle.
Villagers in Solapur take part in a bizarre ritual which sees babies being tossed from a 5ft-tall plinth on the Baba Umer Dargah Shrine. The babies land on canvas held by villagers and hundreds watch as the screaming infants are dropped from the concrete plinth. The centuries-old ritual is believed to bring prosperity to the infants and families.
Onbashira festival participants ride a huge log down a steep hill in a Japanese ritual which has taken place for the past 1,200 years. The timber logs are used as sacred pillars for the Suwa Grand Shrines of Kamisha and Shimosha, which are re-built in Suwa City. The lumbers' journey down the mountainside often results in injury and fatalities.
At the San Juan bonfire festival in Northern Spain, revellers take part in a strange ritual which consists of stepping barefoot on hot coals without burning the soles of their feet. They usually carry someone on their back during the festival, which celebrates the arrival of summer.
To celebrate the New Year in Russia, Siberian divers cut a hole in the thick ice covering Lake Baikal and dive to the bottom while carrying a New Year’s tree. The water in the world's oldest and deepest lake is freezing and the air temperature near Lake Bailak reaches around -25C.
Dangerous delicacy fugu, or blowfish, is widely consumed in Japan even though it is known to be more poisonous than cyanide. The smallest mistake in preparing it can leave diners in hospital or even kill them. The fish's toxic internal organs must be removed by a licensed chef before it can be served.
Baby jumping (El Colacho) is a traditional Spanish practice dating back to 1620 that takes place annually in the village of Castrillo de Murcia, near Burgos, to celebrate the Catholic feast of Corpus Christi. During the act, known as the devil's jump, a man dressed as the devil jumps over babies who lie on mattresses in the street.
One of the most bizarre and painful coming-of-age rites is followed by the Satere-Mawe Tribe in Brazil, who use intentional bullet ant stings for boys to become warriors. The ants are submerged in a natural sedative, before hundreds are woven into gloves made of leaves. Once the ants regain consciousness, a boy slips the gloves onto his hands and must keep them on for 10 minutes. The boy's hands are left paralysed due to the ant venom and he can shake uncontrollably for days. The bullet ant, named because the pain it causes is similar to being shot, can bite multiple times per second.