Why you should never drive with a snow-covered windshield

  • Joy Johnston
  • Cox Media Group National Content Desk
2:08 p.m Wednesday, March 15, 2017 AJC Homepage

The Massachusetts State Police had a message for drivers as they headed back onto the roads after a major snowstorm: "Don't be this guy."

"This guy" is the driver that Trooper Paul Copponi pulled over on the Massachusetts Turnpike Wednesday morning. The driver had only removed a small amount of snow from his windshield, leaving the entire passenger side and roof covered in snow.

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The Massachusetts State Police issued a strong warning on its Facebook page regarding the incident: "How little regard do you have to have for the lives and safety of your fellow citizens, not to mention your own life and safety, to do this? Rest assured, we are aggressively looking for anyone who is driving around like this today. Don't be this guy."