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BIZARRE driving rules could see you fined simply for getting behind the wheel wearing jeans.
Motorists could also be forced to fork out up to £5,000 for slipping on a pair of sunglasses or some chunky winter boots.
Driving in sunglasses or a pair of jeans could land you a hefty fineCredit: Getty
Experts from CarMoney have warned of several other things to bear in mind before putting your key in the ignition.
And not paying attention could put you at risk of breaking the law, getting points on your licence – or of course, a fine.
These start at £100 on the spot, and three penalty points for careless driving if you wear inappropriate clothing that restricts you from manoeuvring correctly.
But this can increase to up to £5,000, nine penalty points and even a driving pan if the incident goes to court.
To avoid any unnecessary drama or hefty costs, here are seven things to look out for.
Very baggy jeans
While baggy jeans may be more comfortable to drive in than skinny denim, they can be dangerous when driving.
There is a risk the material could get caught underneath the pedals or restrict your use of them.
A long skirt or dress
Slipping on a maxi skirt or dress will keep you cool when it’s warm, but they too can cause problems around the accelerator and brake.
Any loose fabric close to the area could mean you are unfit to drive.
Most pairs of sunglasses are safe to drive in, but some could actually be too dark to drive in safely, according to the AA.
Your peripheral vision can also be affected by wearing wide frames.
Experts suggest relying on lighter lenses and making use of sun visors.
Flip flops or sliders
Shoes with very thin soles – less than 10mm thick – are classed as unsafe to drive in.
It means flip flops, sliders and other dainty sandals are probably best left for the beach.
A pair of high heels or chunky boots could also see you with points on your licenceCredit: Alamy
Open-backed shoes are also deemed unsafe to drive in due to the risk of your feet slipping out while using the pedals.
There also needs to be enough grip to stop your foot from sliding.
Most people know not to get behind the wheel wearing six-inch stilettos, but it is also not I good idea to drive in any kind of high heeled shoes.
This is because your footwear must not limit your ankle movement.
Despite the dangers, 40 per cent of women admit to driving in high heels, according to the RAC.
CarMoney managing director Alastair Grier said: “If you are planning on driving somewhere where the dress code is smart, we recommend you take a change of sensible shoes for the car ride.”
While shoes with a chunky sole avoid the problem that flip flops have of being too thin, they can cause problems of their own.
Work boots and Dr. Martens could be so wide they accidentally touch two pedals at once.