A woman has been called out on social media after a video of her driving with her hands off the steering wheel.
The video was captured and uploaded to Facebook by another woman, who blasted the reckless driver.
“What NOT TO DO when driving a motor vehicle with children in the car,” she wrote. “This women [sic] needs to be reported and her drivers licence taken off her!”
She then went on to say the incident has been reported to the police.
The video clearly shows a woman, with her hands off the wheel, texting while cruising down the highway. She appears to be texting for a considerable amount of time.
The video was taken on the passenger side of a vehicle driving next to the woman.
It is believed the woman was driving along the M1 in Brisbane when the video was taken.
In Queensland it is illegal to hold your phone in your hand, even when stopped in traffic, meaning it is illegal to read or send text messages when cruising along the highway.
Offenders in Queensland may cop a $400 fine and have three demerit points against their name.
The original Facebook post has been shared over 800 times.
Many of the people commenting on the post are in support of punishment for the woman shown in the video.
Yahoo News has reached out to Queensland Police for comment.
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