Katie Price potentially risks another driving ban as she appears to film herself and her dog from behind the wheel of her car
Katie Price appears to have used her phone to film herself and her dog while driving.
The former glamour model, 41, took to Instagram on Monday to share a video in what appeared to be the front seat of her car.
In the short clip, Katie held the camera as it focused on her face and then she turned it to show her new protection dog Blade who had stuck his head out of the window to enjoy the strong breeze from the passenger seat.
Danger: Katie Price potentially risked another driving ban as she appeared to film herself and her dog from behind the wheel of her car in an Instagram video on Tuesday
In text placed over the video she referred to the dog as her ‘loyal man who never lets [her] down’, after she had invested in the £6,000 protection dog because she had fallen victim to a kidnap threat.
As wing-mirrors and the rear-view mirror could be seen at the front of the car, and the back seats were also visible, it appeared that Katie was filming while driving behind the wheel.
Using a mobile phone while driving is against the law in the UK, and is punishable by six penalty points on a licence and a £200 fine.
MailOnline have contacted Katie’s representatives, who declined to comment.
Short clip: Katie turned her camera to show her new protection dog Blade who had stuck his head out of the window to enjoy the strong breeze from the passenger seat
In August, Katie pleaded guilty by post for failing to identify a driver behind the wheel of her car during a crash – but ‘didn’t realise’ she already had six points on her licence so may now face a ban.
She did not attend the brief hearing at Bromley Magistrates’ Court in south east London, where the court was told the six points already on her licence was for a ‘similar offence’ she was convicted of in June this year.
Her lawyer, Paul Macaulay, did not mention why she was not in court, and said he and his client were unaware of the six points currently on her licence.
Mr Macaulay said: ‘I looked at the history yesterday and came to the conclusion that there was not a disqualification issue because I was entirely unaware of the last six points and I suspect she must be as well.
Pet pooch: Katie referred to the dog as her ‘loyal man who never lets [her] down’, after she had invested in the £6,000 protection dog because she had fallen victim to a kidnap threat
‘In retrospect, I was asking for points and a fine, but that is not going to happen. She is now going to have to argue exceptional hardship.
‘It is a question, if we can, of setting down a date with sufficient time to do that. She will have to be here because she will have to give evidence.
‘Frankly, I have no instructions as to what dates to avoid. I think she will have to take her chances on that.’
If she can prove exceptional hardship, Price may avoid a driving ban.
Potential ban: In August, Katie pleaded guilty by post for failing to identify a driver behind the wheel of her car during a crash – but ‘didn’t realise’ she already had six points on her licence
The case was pushed back to October 10 to be heard at Bexley Magistrates’ Court in South East London.
The magistrates accepted Mr Macaulay’s request for an adjournment, but warned the case would go ahead in Price’s absence if she does not attend again.
Magistrate Roger Mills said: ‘In order to give Miss Price the opportunity to make an exceptional hardship application to the court, we will adjourn this until the 10th of October.
‘If she does not attend without a satisfactory reason, it will proceed on that day.’
Katie Price’s driving history
October 3, 2003
Escaped a speeding charge on a technicality after cops failed to arrest her within 12 weeks. Her Range Rover was allegedly clocked at 70mph in a 40mph zone.
June 5, 2008
Given three penalty points, fined £200 and ordered to pay £80 costs at Feltham magistrates’ court for talking on her mobile phone while driving on April 18 that year.
January 7, 2009
Let off on a legal technicality by Brighton magistrates after allegedly breaking a 30mph limit and not providing the identity of the driver to police.
July 7, 2010
Convicted in her absence by Crawley magistrates after cameras caught her speeding at 99 mph on September 16, 2009.
Her lawyer argued she was only speeding because she was being hounded by the paparazzi, but police said there were no other speeding vehicles around.
She was fined £250, ordered to pay £500 prosecution costs and given four points on her licence.
September 28, 2010
Convicted at Mid-Sussex Magistrates’ Court for failing to be in proper control of her 7.5-ton lurid pink horsebox after veering into another lane in Sussex on February 19.
She was fined £1,000, ordered to pay £650 court costs and a £15 victim surcharge and given three points on her licence, taking her tally to ten.
December 1, 2010
Banned from driving ban for six months after she was caught on speed camera travelling at 83mph in a 70mph zone on the A23 in Pyecombe, West Sussex on 10 December 2009.
Katie, who did not attend the hearing, pleaded guilty to the charge.
In her absence, she was fined £1,000 and given three penalty points on her license (taking her total at that time to 13 points).
This took her over the 12-point limit and brought an automatic six-month driving ban and so she was disqualified from driving for six months.
August 31, 2012
Barred from driving on the roads for 12 months, after failing to respond to two speeding tickets.
She had been caught speeding in London on September 5 and September 6 2011.
The glamour model argued that all of her post was dealt with by her mother and she had never seen the prosecution warnings.
Katie, who already had six points on her licence at the time, was given six more and banned for 12 months. She was also fined £400.
February 16, 2018
Banned from driving for six months after doing 60mph on the 50mph A24. She already had points on her license.
Following the incident in Dial Post, West Sussex in 2017, Katie failed to tell police when the speeding ticket arrived and was charged with failing to provide details about the person driving.
She failed to show up at magistrates’ court and was given a six-month ban and a £750 fine.
July 28, 2018
In July she was was questioned by police after photographs emerged of her getting behind the wheel of her car while still banned from the road.
Pictures revealed Katie driving her grey Ford Fiesta home from Gatwick with her youngest kids Jett, aged four, and Bunny, aged three.
She handed herself into police and took to Instagram to insist that she thought the ban was over – but as soon as she realised it wasn’t, confessed her wrongdoing to authorities to avoid a ‘guilty conscience.’
The former glamour model said at the time: ‘After driving to Harvey’s Hospital appointment I have NOW found out that I don’t get my licence back until 8th August.’
September 26, 2018
Crashed her £63,000 Ranger Rover on September 26, while allegedly on her mobile phone. The crash was reported to the police.
Marketing executive Katie Pugh, 23, told MailOnline that the troubled star rear-ended her Mercedes as they were stuck in traffic on the A3 in Roehampton, Surrey.
Pugh said she looked up into her rear-view mirror and noticed Katie appearing to be looking at her phone moments before the collision at around 5.30PM on September 26.
October 10, 2018
Arrested on suspicion of drink-driving in the earlier hours of the morning on October 10, after being found by police in her garish pink Range Rover in Woolwich, East London.
Katie had allegedly been partying with ex-boyfriend Kris Boyson helping him celebrate his 30th birthday when her car ended up hitting a parked car.
She took a roadside breath test and was taken to Plumstead Police station where she was released after a night in the cells.
Katie was then photographed driving her car without wearing her seatbelt, just 36 hours after her drink driving arrest – an infraction that carries a £100 fine.
Charged by postal requisition over her drink-driving charge and is now due to appear at Bromley Magistrates’ Court on Monday, 7 January.
Caught driving while disqualified, without third party insurance – ordered to pay £1,000 and banned for a further three months.
Convicted of being drunk (more than twice legal limit) in charge of her vehicle and banned from driving for three months.
Claimed a mystery man had been driving.
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