A book so good you can’t put it down: a motorist is spotted driving at high speed on a busy road – but who made the video?
- Driver is filmed reading a book driving at speed with two children
- Woman was filmed driving to Port Wakefield, in Adelaide, for Easter
- Witnesses noticed that the driver was turning the wrong side of the road
- When she stopped in front of a traffic light, co-drivers noticed she was reading a book
A woman has been filmed reading a book driving at speed with two children in the back of her car, but other drivers have wondered who filmed the clip.
Channel 9 News claimed the driver was filmed driving between 80-100 km / h on Port Wakefield Road north towards Port Wakefield, in Adelaide, over the long Easter weekend.
Other drivers noticed she was turning to the wrong side of the road before stopping at traffic lights next to the car and saw that she was reading a book sitting on the steering wheel.
The driver was filmed driving between 80 and 100 km reading with two children in the back
Despite the woman’s dangerous driving behavior, people have wondered who filmed the incident and if they were using a phone behind the wheel.
‘Isn’t the video of the driver of the car also against the law? Do you use a phone while driving? ‘they wrote.
Others asked about the careless driving while two children were in the backseat.
‘Silly girl. Be so vigilant for the sake of your kids, ”one of them commented.
Take her driver’s license off her for good and absolutely never hold an Australian driver’s license again, she can read the book much safer on the bus and you would think DOCS might have to visit her to talk about putting children at risk. , ‘a third wrote.
The driver was filmed over the long weekend, resulting in 20 deaths on Australian roads
The footage comes after 20 deaths on Australian roads over the long Easter weekend, including two in South Australia.
South Australian police have rebuked the actions, saying that anything that distracts drivers can significantly affect their ability to drive safely.
Driving is a complex task and anything that serves as a distraction from that task, including using a cell phone or reading a book, can affect your reaction time, your ability to maintain speed, and your ability to navigate safe holes in traffic. assessment significantly. ‘ read a statement from the South Australian police.
Police are currently investigating the video and are asking anyone who knows the woman in question to contact crime stoppers on 1800333000.