Police are reminding motorists to make sure they have a clear view before they hit the road.
As winter approaches, so does the frosty mornings.
"Of course, you shouldn't be driving with anything that obscures your windshield, you should be able to have a good view," said Fort Saskatchewan RCMP constable Janice Shoepp. "We need to make sure the frost and snow is cleared off our windows before we drive."
That law applies to the front two windows as well as the windshield of the vehicle, though Shoepp recommends clearing off all the windows to be safe.
"Clear off your mirrors and also you need to make sure your license plate is cleared off, I know that sometimes that's difficult after a big snowfall but we need to make sure to do that as well."
It's also considered common courtesy to clear the snow off of the entire vehicle to avoid blinding the person driving behind or worse, launching a chunk of ice or harder snow into their vehicle.
The fine driving without a clear field of view; $155.

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