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The problem with not clearing off your car is it's hard to see the state trooper right behind you

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a few hundred thousand to go.

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And the use of the discarded cup holder shows the driver doesn't have a brush handy. Perhaps he/she will learn.

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Someone should show him where Target and KMart and the like are - $15 will get him all the snow gloves and brush that he needs!

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keep even basic car supplies like a winter brush and scraper, washer fluid, and jumper cables in their car.

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I know which way I'd bet

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of a mere warning because they are totally inexcusable. Not clearing snow off your windows is one of them.

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Not to minimize the work of State Troopers, but he gets a Twitter verified account? He must have some pull!

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Anyone can ask twitter for a verified account now. You just have to provide a reason.

Representing a public agency would easily be approved as a reason.

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He is on the staff of MSP Office of Media Relations.

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If it's the driver's responsibility to have a safe veh, one assumes that this trooper also regularly pulls over vehicles for improperly secured load? Didn't think so.

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Is it for the snow which can fly off and hit the cars behind or the general lack of rear visibility? Seems like there are plenty of vehicles without rear visibility - that can't be against the law, right? U-Hauls, vans, etc...

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My guess is violation of window tint law, because Massachusetts.

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It's the snow flying off problem. For example, you can still be ticketed if you clear off your rear window but leave a pile on the roof. This driver technically still had rear visibility with their side view mirrors, just as one would if driving a u-haul, or if you had a big box in the back seat.

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State Troopers can cite you if they see you (as in this case).

I, for one, am glad of it.

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That contradicts the ideal of being a nation of laws.

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And the morons who don't turn on their lights when it's raining or dark out. I see stupid stuff like this every day.

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What they should do is ticket every car that's parked in city limits. Even if the meter is fed. That's valuable real estate and we need to take it back!

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I believe this is covered by the all inclusive MGLC 90 S 13 "Impeded Operation." Same as dog on lap, fuzzy dice hanging from windshield etc. I believe there was an amendment to S 13 for texting. AFAIK, it's still a $35 fine.

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Meh. Got nothing on that guy in Wellesley from last year who cleared just enough of his FRONT windshield to see through.

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Unfortunately, I've seen many more than one "guy from Wellesley" doing this in Boston.

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