A car salesman shows of the hill climbing abilities of his car by driving up a set of stairs near Syracuse, New York in 1920. (Photo by Keystone View/FGP/Getty Images)

And in tonight’s edition of #OnlyInFlorida, we visit Lakeland where police say a 25 year old guy was trying to climb some stairs… in his car.

Derek Whiting was driving his Jetta at 2:30 in the morning when he drove off the road. He proceeded down a walking path. When he came up to the steps at the Lake Mirror Promenade, I guess it didn’t occur to him he wasn’t on the road anymore.

He tried to get the VW to do the climb. He was not successful.

His blood alcohol… no surprise here. .188.

Source: Channel 8

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