Virginia drivers would receive $100 fine for driving snow-covered car if bill passes

Delegate from Newport News proposed bill

By Jeff Williamson - Digital Content Manager
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Cars drive through the snow on February 13, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

RICHMOND, Va. - One Virginia delegate is proposing a bill that would make it illegal to drive with snow or ice on your car.

The penalty would be a $100 fine.

Del. Michael P. Mullin, a Democrat who represents Newport News, introduced the bill in Virginia's General Assembly.

The proposed bill does exempts emergency vehicles and those working to remove snow or ice.

Click here to read the full text of the bill.

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