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Photograph by Judy Peterson ItÕs not much of a photo, but you can see the curved skid mark where an 18-year-old was doing ÔdonutsÕ in the Los Gatos High School parking lot on Aug. 6. Police charged the male driver with reckless driving.

A video shot on the Golden Gate Bridge over the weekend has surfaced online showing a car doing doughnuts -- a stunt under investigation by law enforcement officials.

The 15-second video was posted Sunday on Instagram by a user with the handle the_ssnoopy_sideshow, who wrote "My Sunday was better than yours!" and "I can't wait 2 go back...with my (expletive) car...still had a blast thou."

California Highway Patrol Officer Andrew Barclay said the reckless display took place around 12:30 p.m. Sunday.

"We received a call of numerous vehicles stopping traffic on the Golden Gate Bridge to allow an individual to do doughnuts," Barclay said.

The involved vehicles continued northbound on the bridge after endangering themselves, other drivers, and pedestrians on the sidewalk nearby, he said.

"Obviously what they're doing is extremely unsafe and dangerous," Barclay said. "We are investigating the incident."

The display by an apparent black Chevrolet Camaro was part of what's known as a "sideshow" -- an illegal demonstration of vehicle tricks on public roads made popular in the East Bay.

The video had received more than 360 "likes" as of Wednesday afternoon.

The bridge switched to an all-electronic toll system in March 2013, and has the capability to snap photos of license plates in order to mail bills for the toll to the address of the registered owner of the vehicle. Barclay said he could not comment on whether the CHP would use the technology, citing the ongoing investigation.


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