Hilarious video footage reveals an entrepreneur driving around his hometown to the amusement of passersby – in a miniature reproduction of Postman Pat’s Royal Mail van.
Prankster Alton Tyrell, 40, from Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire, has happy locals with his fun-loving shenanigans after buying a coin-operated children’s trip and welding it to a movement scooter.
Footage of Alton, who owns a car carrying company, taking the van through a McDonald’s drive-thru went viral, turning him into a ‘local celebrity.’
The father-of-two invested around 100 hours converting the old toy as a job to keep him occupied during lockdown.
When completely charged, the reproduction of the van used in the 1980s kids TV show can drive for approximately 5 hours.
Prankster Alton Tyrell, 40, from Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire, has thrilled locals with his fun-loving antics after purchasing a coin-operated kids’s trip and
welding it to a mobility scooter(envisioned)It comes complete with the famed Pat 1 registration plate and small box windows made popular in the long-running animated series.’I simply thought I ‘d do it for a laugh,’ explained Alton. ‘I wasn’t working, all the
automobile dealerships were closed, so I thought I ‘d do a little project that might make individuals smile.’I’ve driven it as far as seven or 8 miles. I only ever drive on the pavement as it’s not guaranteed for the roadway, but the response from people has been dazzling.’It’s had a massive reaction, people who do not know me identify me when I’m out shopping or
The ride is a replica of Postman Pat’s Royal Mail van, complete with the registration plate Pat 1. Envisioned, Alton drove it to his local McDonald’s Drive-thru’ When I’m in my healing truck, people are beeping me since they understand it’s me.’Alton ended up transforming the ride in late August and has actually been seen out and bout in his hometown throughout September. One amusing video sees him turn up at a Starbucks drive-thru and ordering food while an employee fractures up laughing. After purchasing, he asks the worker serving him: ‘You’re not chuckling at my cars and truck, are you?’
She responds: ‘No, I like it. Don’t move, I need to get a photo.’
Another video sees him driving it across a zebra crossing in a busy town centre, much to the amusement of onlookers.
The father-of-two stated he invested 100 hours welding the mobility scooter into the coin-operated children’s ride (envisioned) Alton added:’When I went to Maccies in the van, it went viral and individuals beginning tagging me in
it.’Every other car beeps their horn at me, individuals are filming me anywhere I go. I see individuals drive previous and return for another look and their laughing their heads off.’Alton can go into and exit his ride by lifting the van up and
sitting on the mobility scooter. He added:’It’s like a scissor lift system, so it’s quite simple really. But I think that’s what individuals discover funny too, that it’s a grown guy inside it.
‘I’ve had individuals come up to me believing I was a kid that was driving a toy van and got lost or something.
I just ever drive on the pavement as it’s not insured for the roadway, but the response from people has actually been brilliant. Envisioned, Alton drove it to his regional McDonald’s Drive-thru”class= “blkBorder img-share”>
The ride is a replica of Postman Pat’s Royal Mail van, complete with the registration plate Pat 1. Alton completed transforming the flight in late August and has been seen out and bout in his hometown throughout September. Alton has been asked by the Rugby Football League if he can deliver the match ball in October’s Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium.
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My better half enjoys it, I was in the garage all hours dealing with it, she knew what I was doing and believed it was amusing. She understands I’ve always been a joker.’ Alton has been asked by the Rugby Football League if he can deliver the match ball in October’s Challenge Cup final at Wembley Stadium. And Royal Mail have asked about putting in on screen in Selfridges in London over Christmas.
Alton added: ‘It’s actually blown up and taken off since very first bringing it house and jet cleaning it.
‘It’s a bit overwhelming when you go around and people stop you. You feel like a celebrity. Individuals do a double-take, it’s not something you see every day is it?’