Van Driver Toolkit – Winter Driving

Did you know?

  • Leaving the engine running while stationary, or ‘engine idling’ to defrost windows is an offence under Rule 123 of The Highway Code and authorities have the power to issue £20 fixed penalties for any contravention.
  • Rule 229 of the Highway Code says: “Before you set off you MUST be able to see, so clear all snow and ice from all your windows.” If the windscreen is obstructed in any way, the police can fine drivers £60.

When driving in snow and ice:

  • Make slow gentle manoeuvres to stay safe while driving in snow and ice, as stopping distances

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