Published: Apr 13, 2012 6:24 AM EDT
Updated: Apr 13, 2012 6:31 AM EDT

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - A Vietnamese traffic cop went on a wild ride in Hanoi, clinging to the windshield wipers of a moving bus for more than a kilometer (0.62 miles) after the rogue driver tried to avoid a ticket.

The Thanh Nien newspaper says traffic police Lt. Nguyen Manh Phan ordered bus driver Phung Hong Phuong to pull over the 39-seat passenger coach Monday. The driver allegedly refused to show his paperwork and drove off - but not before Phan leaped onto the front.

A YouTube video shows the officer trying to get his footing and dangling precariously from the moving bus as oncoming traffic whizzed past.

The driver eventually pulled over and could face charges of acting against public officials, local media report.

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Video on YouTube: http://bit.ly/IsdX2n