Wednesday 28 September 2016

Drivers, don't put the kettle on

Published 12/01/2016 | 02:30

Research has found that motorists still resort to a kettle of hot water to clear their windscreens on cold and frosty mornings
Research has found that motorists still resort to a kettle of hot water to clear their windscreens on cold and frosty mornings

New research has found that motorists still resort to a kettle of hot water to clear their windscreens on cold and frosty mornings - despite the high risk of cracking the glass in the process.

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Some 58pc of drivers go the 'traditional' route, with far fewer opting for the car's de-mister or an ice-scraper.

And, worse still, the survey carried out on behalf of Mr Windscreen found an impatient 72pc admitted that they drive off before their windows have fully cleared.

Irish Independent

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