Sheffield news The little-known winter driving rule that could get you a £100 fine MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - Not many people realise it could result in a £100 fine
Breaking News ! With the cold weather creeping in, drivers are being warned that wrapping up in too many layers could land them in trouble. While the laws surrounding keeping your car safe during winter are relatively well known, there are other rules few might have heard of. Keeping your tyres in check and your windscreen clear are obvious safety measures any experienced driver will do each winter. But what about the fact you can get fined £100 simply for wearing too many layers? To help learner and newly qualified drivers, a new winter survival guide from young driver specialists, Marmalade has been released. In it, it covers essential tips on how to check your tyre tread, what you should always keep in your car during the winter. Read More Related Articles The tough new driving law set to come into effect in 2021 Read More Related Articles National 'circuit-breaker' lockdown for England ruled out for now by Government It also states what to avoid on the roads so you don't end up getting fined, as well as one or two things you might not expect. And one such tip might surprise drivers. Because it states wearing gloves, a tight scarf, lots of layers and a big jacket could reduce your ability to move and result in you being fined for being an unsafe drivers.
. And if the police spot you driving inappropriately as a result of your attire - for example changing lanes on a motorway without being able to check over your shoulder - they could hand you an is could lead to a £100 on-the-spot £100 fine for careless driving.
CEO of Marmalade, Crispin Moger said: "As a new driver, if you are yet to experience winter conditions on the road they can prove to be a bit of a challenge. We thought it would be handy for new drivers of the UK to have this guide to hand should they need it. It offers some pearls of wisdom as we head into the winter months. “New drivers haven't had the best time over the last six months and many will be wanting to experience the freedom of being on the road and making sure that they can do that safely is a real focus for us."
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The guide also offers some vital tips, like the exact settings you should have your heaters and fans set to in order to clear your window screens with ease as often it can be difficult to find the right settings It's especially important information, considering you could be fined £60 if your windows are too fogged up when it's cold outside and £1,000 if driving with the obstruction is deemed to be careless driving. The full guide can be found here.
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