Video: Bamboozled! Taiwanese truck driver takes innovative approach to bamboo delivery


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Maybe he was in a hurry or maybe he'd just had enough of his job and wanted to try something different.

Either way, a Taiwanese truck driver has demonstrated refreshing lack of regard for health and safety in video footage that shows him 'unloading' his bamboo delivery, without leaving his cab.

Builders throughout Asia use strong bamboo poles for construction on everything from houses to skyscrapers.

The truck driver in this particular video would appear to be in a hurry, and having no 'truck' with red tape sets about shunting the poles out of the rear of his vehicle by driving back and forth.

All this despite the fact the weight of the poles lifts the front of his vehicle clean off the ground.

The viral video has been viewed hundreds of thousands of times.