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    Default Winter Weather - Reg Plates...

    Did about 230 miles yesterday which is light for me, I'm either at home (I work from home) or I am doing two day 700 mile trips. Anyway, with the state of the roads this pic is from that 230 mile trip. Question for the boys in blue, although others may know, how tolerant are the law in this weather to number plates being covered? If I'd have done another 100 or 200 miles yesterday it wouldn't be readable but you can hardly stop on the motorway to check. Anyone been done for this before?




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    I'd like to think they would use a little common sense.

    If someone had a clean car but filthy unreadable number plates, then they could expect some action. But if the whole car is filthy then so be it.

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    As far as i'm aware the number plates and lights should be clean or it would constitute an offence, but as AJA says, there would need to be the application of some common sense, and I would expect just some friendly words of advice if you got stopped for that!!

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    I have been nicked for that before...

    I was told that it was my responsibility to ensure that all the lights and no.plates are legible and clear of road grime before starting my journey..Even if it's not my own vehicle..

    Was he having a bad day???

    I know I did..

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    Just have a rag in the car, pull over onto the hardshoulder every so often and wipe it, simple as, saves you gettin in **** for it.

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    Then they'll do you for that instead!! LOL (pulling onto the hard shoulder for a non-emergency reason).

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    Maybe some body could come up with a mod using headlight washers
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