Onslow County, NC -- Parents of a toddler are realizing that it was a big mistake to allow him to get behind the wheel of a car.
The clip shows a two-year-old sitting on his dad's lap in the driver's seat of a moving car.
Folks who saw it on facebook are outraged. The toddler's parents say it was a dangerous move.
Cpl. Marcus Madrid and his wife Angelina were driving near their home when their 2-year-old son Giovanni asked if he could drive. Corporal Madrid put him on his lap and they headed home.
A woman reported the cell phone video to a news station after she saw it posted on the Madrid's facebook page.
The family says they say they never meant to hurt little Giovanni. Click on the video to watch their interview.
Legal experts say putting a child behind the wheel violates child restraint laws and other traffic laws.