June 25, 2015

Eating Cereal At The Wheel

A motorist spotted apparently eating a bowl of cereal whilst driving in Hampton Court has been spoken to by police. The woman was filmed with one hand on the steering wheel and the other holding a white bowl.

On Friday, Surrey Police said a 51-year-old from East Molesey had ‘voluntarily attended’ Staines police station and was interviewed by officers from the Roads Policing Unit.

She was then issued with a Driver Referral Notice for the offence of driving whilst not in proper control of a motor vehicle. Police said the notice would be submitted to the force’s Traffic and Process Unit (TPU), for it to review the case and make a decision regarding any further action. This could include sending the woman on a driver improvement course or issuing a fixed penalty notice.

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