COLUMBIA COUNTY — Officials with the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office are reminding drivers to please clear off ice and snow from vehicles before getting on the road — after two people were hurt.
Sheriff’s officials recently responded to an incident where ice and snow on the roof of a vehicle broke free and slammed into a vehicle that was following behind it.
The man who was driving and his juvenile passenger in a car seat were injured as a result of the debris and broken glass.
You’re asked to please clear your entire vehicle, including windows, mirrors, hood and roof. It’s required by state statute. The fine is $175.30 and two points, and a second violation is $213.10 and two points.