Mum caught watching Netflix on her phone while driving with child fined £600

A MUM caught watching Netflix on her mobile phone while driving with her child in the car has been fined.

Stunned police officers spotted Joanne Lewis, 43, holding her phone with both hands while behind the wheel of her Jaguar F-Pace.

Southampton Magistrates’ Court heard officers then spotted Lewis rest the device on her steering wheel as a show was playing.

Lewis, from Droxford, Hants, initially denied using her phone while driving and said it was her daughter watching.

She told police after being pulled over: “I wasn’t using my mobile phone, I just handed it to my daughter.

“She was on Netflix.”

She later admitted it and was fined £600. She was also given six points