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post #6 of (permalink) Old 17th April 2007
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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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