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Kicker: Obstructed driving


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A driver got pulled over for driving with snow on the vehicle


NICK EICHER, HOST: What a dreadful thing seeing those flashing blue lights in the rearview, but here’s a pullover story where I’m not entirely sure how this driver was able to see well enough to notice.

A Washington state trooper pulled over a driver because of snow on the car and not just snow on the car, but snow covering the entire windshield except for a small corner on the driver’s side.

So the trooper pulled over the driver whose name—mercifully—was not released and wrote a $500 ticket.

You know, police have heard ’em all, they’ve heard every excuse ever dreamed up, but are you ready for this one? The driver says: My windshield wipers weren’t working.

Unbelievable. Can you imagine how many windshield scrapers you can buy for $500? You could pay a neighbor kid to clear your windshield and still come out way ahead.

Just glad there was no accident.

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