David Beckham is seen parked illegally and using a phone at the wheel of his £150,000 G Wagon just WEEKS after completing driving ban
- Beckham, 44, was parked illegally on a yellow while holding his phone at wheel
- He was driving his £146,000 Mercedes G Wagon through Kensington last month
- Father-of-four recently completed a driving ban and could now face anothe
Footballing legend David Beckham has been spotted parking illegally on a yellow line while holding his phone at the wheel.
The 44-year-old looked to be texting while sat at a busy junction in West London, with other drivers having to pull out to pass his £146,000 Mercedes-AMG G63.
The father-of-four has recently completed a driving ban and could now face further fines after he left his engine running for over twenty minutes.
David Beckham, 44, looked to be texting while sat at a busy junction in West London, with other drivers having to pull out to pass his £146,000 Mercedes-AMG G63. Signs close to Beckham’s car stated that there was ‘no stopping Monday-Friday between 8am-9am and 3-5pm
Beckham was pictured making his way through Kensington in a suit on Thursday 28 November at around 3.57pm
The former Manchester United star stepped out of his SUV at one point before re-entering the vehicle which was parked illegally on a yellow line
What the Highway Code says:
Rule 238 of the code states that you must not wait or park on yellow lines during the times of operation shown by time plates.
Signs close to Beckham’s car stated that there was ‘no stopping Monday-Friday between 8am-9am and 3-5pm.’
He was parked up at 3.57pm on a Thursday.
It’s illegal to hold a phone or sat nav while driving.
However, it is legal to use a phone if you are safely parked.
He also had his headlights and wipers on and was using his mobile device in a car that was not safely parked.
The incident occurred on Thursday 28 November at around 3.57pm at a set of traffic lights in South Kensington.
Beckham had been parked by a rack of Santander bikes and the size of his vehicle was making it difficult for other cars to manoeuvre.
Speaking to The Sun, one witness said he couldn’t believe his eyes when he saw Goldenballs behind the wheel.
‘I couldn’t believe his audacity. He was texting furiously and oblivious to the rules.
‘After his recent court trouble, I couldn’t believe my eyes.’
Beckham is reportedly worth around £300million and both he and his wife Victoria recently reported losses on their business ventures.
Beckham looks down at the mobile device, the glare of the screen clearly visible through the tinted windows
Beckham is reportedly worth around £300million and both he and his wife Victoria recently reported losses on their business ventures (pictured: Beckham behind the wheel of the Mercedes last month)
Beckham got out of the vehicle for a moment, removing his jacket to reveal a steel blue sweater, before re-entering
He had been waiting around twenty yards from the Union Car Park, where parking for an hour costs just £4.50, a small price to pay for a man worth millions.
Signs close by stated that there was ‘no stopping Monday-Friday between 8am-9am and 3-5pm.
On nearby parking warden said Beckham was a ‘silly guy’ for stopping in the area.
‘He was sat there?! No way. That’s totally wrong. He’s in a whole heap of trouble. What a silly guy.’
Beckham gets back into his car in west London last month where he was parked on a yellow line
This is while a former driving instructor told The Sun that Beckham’s behaviour was a ‘slap in the face’ for those who had lost loved ones as a result of people being on their phones in the car.
Gary Small from Derby said: ‘It’s clear he’s a habitual offender. He does not give two hoots about the law.’