If this happened in NZ

If this was in New Zealand he’d be off to a tribunal where he’d;

  • Get his job back for hurt feelings and a massive cheque to say sorry
  • Probably then sue his employer (and the government) for illegally spying on him by watching the video of his stupidity that he chose to post in a public forum!

A Singapore bus driver has been fired after he was caught on video trimming his nails while driving along an expressway. 

The 29-second video, posted on the Facebook page “SG Share” on July 26, showed the driver resting his left hand on the steering wheel while trimming the nails with a clipper held in his right hand.

He then momentary lifts his left hand from the steering wheel to examine the trimmed fingernails.

The page administrators wrote that the footage had been captured a day earlier on board a bus travelling from Singapore’s Changi Airport to the city-state’s northern suburbs.

It is not clear how fast the man was driving at the time. The maximum speed limit on expressways is 90 kilometres per hour (55.9 miles per hour).

“We have investigated the incident and have taken appropriate disciplinary action against the Bus Captain. He was dismissed immediately,” a spokesman for state-linked transport operator SMRT told AFP.


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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story. When he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

They say that news is something that someone, somewhere, wants kept quiet. Cam Slater doesn’t do quiet and, as a result, he is a polarising, controversial but highly effective journalist who takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

Love him or loathe him, you can’t ignore him.

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