Police in Torrance, California pulled over a 29-year-old woman who has been dubbed by some as the “world’s most distracted driver.” According to reports, Shawndeeia Bowen was pulled over on the 405 freeway in Los Angeles while texting on her cell phone and also having her one-year-old daughter on her lap. She was driving on a suspended license and was reported to be traveling at speeds in excess of 90 miles-per-hour. Bowen, the mother of six, also had two of her other children in the backseat not wearing seatbelts.
“Her excuse was that, while she was driving on the 91 freeway near Compton, the one-year-old started crying and in an effort to comfort the one-year-old, she pulled the one-year-old to the front seat,” the Torrance Police Department told CBS News in Los Angeles.
Bowen has been charged with reckless driving and child endangerment. She was held on $130,000 bail and her children were taken into protective custody. April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Police all over California are looking to really crack down on these dangerous motorists.
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