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I think the highway code cites 'inappropriate footwear' so whether that means very high heels or clown's shoes (or no shoes at all)- is open to question.
Fundamentally, if what you are wearing is obstructive to driving, and was to cause you to crash or pose a danger to other people, then I think you would be prosecuted - not for what you were (or weren't) wearing, but for the action which drew attention to you.
Its a bit like smoking whilst driving - no-one would advocate doing this, but it isn't a breach of the law in itself. However, if the distraction of this activity caused you to break the law, then its the infringement that's what you'd be prosecuted for.
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2005 FIAT Ducato 2.8JTD LWB Gran Volume, 2000 Kawasaki ZZR 1100 D7 'fullpower' in black + full GIVI & KAPPA luggage, 2007 MB R-Class 320 CDi Sport LWB uprated by Brabus to 300Bhp don't know if there's a 155mph limiter - will be fun finding out! 2004 Mercedes Vaneo 1.7 CDi Ambiente 7-seater