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07/29/2011 01:46 EDT | Updated 09/28/2011 05:12 EDT

Gatineau Bus Driver Caught Writing and Driving (VIDEO)

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A bus driver in Quebec could face disciplinary action after a video was posted online allegedly showing him filling out paperwork while driving down a street in Gatineau.

The video, which was posted July 18, has gotten more than 14,000 views and allegedly shows the driver filling out a form and driving while traffic can be seen outside his window.

The Société de transport de l'Outaouais, which runs the bus service in Gatineau will investigate the driver's behaviour, the CBC reported.

"We take it very seriously because it's an unsafe action from the driver," said Dominique Leclerc, a spokesperson for the STO to CTV. "He's supposed to be concentrated on the road, not on some paper."

While the union representing the driver told CBC that his privacy rights may have been violated by the video.

This isn't the first time, a Canadian public transit employee has been caught on video driving while distracted. Last year a bus driver in Toronto was photographed texting while driving. The incident raised concern from the public and calls for the TTC to crack down on unsafe driving.

The union for Toronto's transit workers said that the cellphone crackdown targeted workers who were using their cellphones in a safe manner.