Liverpool news Drivers could face £1,000 fine for not clearing steamy car window PremierLeague-News.Com
PremierLeague-News.Com - Before setting off make sure your windscreen is fully clear
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! If you're commuting to work in the morning you might have noticed that the rain can cause your car windows to steam up. However, drivers should make sure they clear their windscreens before they set off, as failing to do so could land you with a hefty fine. Car expert and co-founder Olly Jones, of EV subscription service, elmo has warned drivers that by not clearing their windows properly they could end up with a £1,000 fine and three penalty points. According to the Highway Code, failure to have proper control of the vehicle or full view of the road and traffic ahead is an offence. This means you need to fully clear your windscreen before setting off. READ MORE: Everton fan put £20,000 aside for World Cup trip and ended up in £460m palace with a lion cub However, leaving your engine running while defrosting your car will result in a £20 fine, which can increase to £40 if the engine is not switched off when requested.
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. This rule doesn’t apply to those who have their own driveway. Rule 123 states you must not leave a parked vehicle unattended with the engine running or leave a vehicle engine running unnecessarily while that vehicle is stationary on a public road. Generally, if the vehicle is stationary and is likely to remain so for more than a couple of minutes, you should apply the parking brake and switch off the engine to reduce emissions and noise pollution. However it is permissible to leave the engine running if the vehicle is stationary in traffic or for diagnosing faults. Receive newsletters with the latest news, sport and what's on updates from the Liverpool ECHO by signing up here READ NEXT: Find the coins hidden on the ECHO website for the chance to win a £200 voucher Heartbreak as 'icon' from Scouse institution dies Curtis Warren freed after 14 years and 'back in Liverpool' Parents rushed teen to A&E after headteacher's worried phone call
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