Driving through a puddle to splash pedestrians is a criminal offense classified as driving without reasonable consideration for other persons. You can find more examples of quirky driving laws and their consequences to the driver in the spreadsheet.
Obscuring or allowing a registration mark to be not easily distinguishable is a specific offence under the Vehicle Excise and Registration Act 1994.
Under the new phone driving laws, you could land yourself a maximum £1,000 fine and six penalty points on your licence if you so much as touch your phone while driving on a road. To prevent this, your car’s engine must be switched off with the handbrake on.
There is no specific law that says it’s illegal to drive with snow on your roof. However, if the snow falls onto your windscreen while driving or flies onto another car, then you could be penalised for 'driving without due consideration' or 'using a motor vehicle in a dangerous condition'.
The Highway Code clearly states that any animals must be suitably restrained while driving. Being distracted while driving could land you with a fine of £100 on the spot fine and three penalty points, which can increase to a £5,000 and nine penalty points, if your case goes to court. You could also end up invalidating your insurance.
From 1 March 2017, if you are caught using a hand-held mobile phone, or using devices like your sat nav while driving, you could receive a penalty of 6 points and a £200 fine, which will increase to a maximum fine of £1,000 if it goes to court. You could also be disqualified from driving!.
Flashing your headlights to warn of a police speed check or speed camera would be in breach of Rule 110 and 111 of the Code. Section 89 of the Police Act 1996 says that it is an offence to 'wilfully obstruct a constable in the execution of his/her duty'.
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