Yes, you can get ticketed for not scraping your windshield in Colorado

Posted at 8:42 AM, Jan 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-05 10:42:03-05

DENVER -- How many times have you passed a driver who hasn't scraped the snow and ice off their windshield?

In Colorado, there is a state statute that requires drivers to have an "unobstructed view."

Colorado State Patrol trooper John Lewis told Denver7 that law means you must have a clear windshield.

"Two little eyeholes scraped off is not sufficient, you must have a clean windshield," Lewis said.

The fine for having an obstructed view is $46.

"It's a primary offense," Lewis said.

That means you can be pulled over for having snow and ice on your windshield.


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