Video captures shocking moment a man '˜bus surfs' in Tranent

A video has been shared on social media showing a '˜bus surfer' waving to pedestrians as he clings on to the back of a double decker bus.

The clip, filmed in Tranent on Sunday, shows a young man holding on to the back of the bus and ‘surfing’ along the road.

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The ‘bus surfer’ has his feet resting on the licence plate, and even waves to passers-by as the bus moves.

As the bus slows, he hops off and climbs down from the back of the bus.

The video, which has been viewed more than 43,000 people has been shared just under 600 times on Facebook.

Uploaded on August 12, the video is captioned “That’s Tranent for you.”

Earlier this year, Edinburgh City Council condemned the “foolish behaviour” after three boys were charged with culpable and reckless conduct following a bus surfing incident in January.