Frost: Drivers could be hit with heavy fine and penalty points this morning after mistake

He said: “Our research found that icy conditions have delayed over half (54 percent) of UK drivers getting to work.

“Now that it’s getting colder again, remembering to leave enough time to de-ice your car before setting off is a must.

“Not only do we need to take extra care on slippery roads to stay safe, drivers need to be aware that driving with limited vision, caused by ice or condensation on your windscreen, could land you with a £60 fine and three points on your licence.”

Rule 229 of the Highway Code says drivers “MUST be able to see” before setting off.

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