A DRIVER has been slapped with a £450 fine by police after driving without de-icing his screen.
Twitter users are shocked by the uploaded image, which showed the screen almost entirely covered in snow.
The Washington motorist received a hefty fine after being caught driving with a snow-covered windshield.
Trooper Katherine Weatherwax tweeted: “A trooper stopped this driver on SR 16 after observing the vehicle was completely covered in snow.
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“The driver received a $553 ticket for 2nd degree negligent driving.”
“Please take the time to remove snow from your vehicle before leaving home.”
“The rear of the vehicle had as much snow as the front,” Weatherwax said The news stand.
This happens after the driver was reported by another motorist for erratic driving.
The vehicle drove another five kilometers before being stopped by police.
The driver told police his windshield wipers weren’t working.
Drivers can be fined £2,500 and three penalty points.
Most Twitter users couldn’t believe what they saw.
One said: “There’s no excuse for driving like this.”
Another said: “Deserves every penny of that fine.”
A third pointed out: “So much snow takes more than wipers to clear it.
https://www.thesun.ie/motors/9959946/driver-fine-after-driving-without-de-icing-screen/ The driver has been fined £450 by police after driving without de-icing his screen – people can’t believe they drove in the first place