Clean that Snow off your Vehicle before Driving

snow covered car 2-17-15Driving around town with a vehicle covered in snow will most likely result in a fine. But besides the fine, there’s a serious

danger involved as well. Besides for being unable to clearly see drivers around you, with the frigid temperatures we’re facing, snow left on the vehicle may have turned to ice, causing even a greater hazard to motorists around you.

Failure to fully clear your vehicle of snow, is against the law.

Fines are not less than $25 or more than $75 for each offense regardless of whether any snow or ice is dislodged from the vehicle. Fines increase to $200 to $1,000 when injuries or property damage occur. Commercial motor vehicle drivers face fines ranging from $500 to $1,500 for each offense.

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2 COMMENTS

  1. And how about when a wind comes and blows the snow on the roof of the car landing on the the windshield while driving.imagine going 35 mph or more and all of sudden out of nowhere your windshield is covered with snow!!

  2. What about the streets not being clean that’s much more dangerous then snow on my car maybe we need the state to fine the town if the streets are not clean by a amount of time u get fine just like a ticket for my car

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