Driver is fined $1,033 for breaking a little-known road rule – can you spot his mistake?
- A Queensland man was fined $1,000 for resting his phone in his lap while driving
- The man said he did not know it was illegal because he wasn’t using the phone
- Resting a mobile phone on your body while driving is illegal under road rules
A driver who was fined $1,033 for resting his phone on his lap while driving claims he didn’t know it was against the law.
The man shared a video of the fine and four demerit points he received after a Brisbane traffic camera caught him with his phone in January.
The fine reads his offence was ‘driver use mobile phone handheld/resting on body’ and shows a photo of the man with the phone on his lap.
A Queenslander was…