You Can Still Get Ticketed For Warming Your Car Up In Michigan, Here’s Where.
If you have to work early in the morning, you’ve no doubt felt the need to get your car warmed up already as temperatures in the early morning have dropped since fall began. As we get into fall and get closer to winter, it’s time we settle the debate on whether or not it’s illegal to warm up your car in the driveway. Back in 2017, a man from Roseville, Michigan left his car running in his driveway and when he came out he found a $128 ticket on his car.
Is it Illegal to Warm Your Car Up in Your Driveway in Michigan?
Luckily because the law was changed, vehicle owners can now warm up their vehicles in their driveways without the risk of getting a ticket.
What's The Point of Ticketing Owners For Warming Up Their Car?
Is there a logical point to ticketing a driver who is warming up their car in a business parking lot? I know they say it's to protect the driver, but that makes no sense. I personally feel it's because of the resources needed to track down the vehicle in case it were to go missing. So that's ticketing someone in a hypothetical situation, which baffles me.
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