Woman spotted eating cereal behind the wheel fined

A Perth driver has been fined after she was caught eating her breakfast behind the wheel of her car last week.

The 19-year-old P-plater has been handed a $300 fine and three demerit points for driving without care and attention after she was photographed holding a bowl of cereal in one hand and a spoon in the other on Marmion Avenue in Connolly.

The image had made its way to Western Australia's Police Commissioner, Chris Dawson, who labelled the offence as "ridiculously dangerous."

A P-plater was photographed eating her breakfast while driving. Source: 7 News

"The report I got was that the driver, who had their passenger take a photo of this, noticed because the car was weaving across the lane," he said.

"We've got that registration. They can expect a knock at the door."

A witness from the scene said that the young driver had been using her knees to steer to the car.

The Police Commissioner described the incident as

The incident comes after a 32-year-old Perth woman was fined $400 last month following a video of her using FaceTime while driving went viral on Facebook.