19/10/2011 10:01 BST | Updated 19/12/2011 05:12 GMT

Drunk Father Lets Nine-Year-Old Daughter Drive His Van (VIDEO)

A father is facing charges of child abuse in Michigan, after he appeared to allow his nine-year-old daughter to drive his van as he was too drunk.

Shawn Weimer, 39, was captured on CCTV being driven into a service station by his daughter on 8 October - she said he had been drinking whiskey.