According to Fox News, the entire sequence was 1.2 miles long and lasted approximately four minutes.
An ODOT spokesperson told local media that they are not sure why the driver chose to drive in reverse, but speculated that the vehicle may have had transmission problems, which left the driver with no other choice but to back up.
On Facebook, the department writes that no one was injured in the incident, and asks drivers to pull over and call for assistance if their vehicle is not running properly. The department also issues a fairly straightforward warning: don't be this driver!
"I'm sure this was not meant to impress us but daaaang!" wrote one person in the comments section. "This guy drives better backwards, than many people do regularly," says another. Click for more trending news