Female Citybus driver condemned for uploading video on Tiktok at traffic junction


8th April 2021 – (Hong Kong) Recently, a 14-second TikTok video circulated on the Internet went viral in which a female Citybus driver took video of herself while waiting for the traffic light to turn green. She was suspected of violating the road traffic regulations.

The footage caused an uproar among netizens. Citybus stated that bus drivers are not allowed to use mobile devices while driving the bus to ensure the safety of road users. Citybus always investigates all matters that require follow-up, and will deal with them in accordance with its internal rules.

The video clip is 14 seconds long. At the beginning, the female driver took a video of herself for 5 seconds. The name of the bus driver was also shown. The timestamp of the video clip shows 2.45 pm on 26th October, 2020. The bus involved is No. 72 from Wah Kwai Estate to Causeway Bay.