Road rage: Girl called 'stupid sl--' by biker left shaken
UPDATE: The mother of the girl who was called a "stupid sl--" by an irate biker says her daughter was left shocked and scared by the incident.
Linda Crosby's teenage daughter Natasha captured the moment she was verbally abused by the man on Thursday after she turned onto Ruthven St.
He had beeped her for waiting at the red light in the left-hand lane, before pulling alongside her and firing off some colourful language.
Ms Crosby said the incident had left Natasha shaken.
"She just wanted to post it so he could see it and realise," she said.
"Most people toot the horn, but to come up beside her was probably the worst thing.
"She was actually a little scared - she was really upset and scared."
Toowoomba residents were almost entirely behind the P-plater in this case, with some furious at the man for his vitriol.
"Red arrow means stop...pretty simple. The peanut wannabe on the bike needs his head read, new glasses and mouth washed out with a grinder," Rob Forsyth wrote on Facebook.
"There was someone crossing the road so red light or not she would have had to wait til it was safe to go anyway," Anna Mould added.
Ms Crosby said she insisted her daughter drive with a dashboard camera for this type of scenario.
"I always said you have to have a dash cam, because it's good to have," she said.
EARLIER: Dash cam footage has appeared of a Toowoomba P-plater being called a "stupid sl--" by an angry motorcyclist.
Linda Cy posted the footage online of the girl, who was waiting at the Long St traffic lights ready to turn onto Ruthven St in South Toowoomba.
But before the red left-turn arrow light disappeared, the motorcyclist started beeping his horn, before moving alongside the driver and started hurling abuse.
"You f----ing idiot - watch the road, you stupid sl--!" the male rider screamed from his bike.
Not impressed with the barrage of insults, the girl fired back with her own verbal onslaught.
"It was red! It was f---ing red, you d---head!"
In her post to the Toowoomba Dash Cam Facebook page, Ms Cy said the girl was correct to wait until the red arrow disappeared.
"Motorcyclist abusing young girl today in Toowoomba - there was no need for that abuse when she clearly was in the right," she wrote.
"He needs to pay more attention before blowing horns and riding up to car windows to shout out abusive language."
While certain intersections across the state allow a left-turn on a red light, provided the vehicle has come to a complete stop and has checked for traffic, these crossings are only currently in south-east Queensland.
And even in that situation, the driver is not obligated to turn.
"If drivers can't safely turn left on the red signal, they don't have to," the RACQ say on its website.
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