Most People Don’t Know It’s Actually Illegal To Warm Up Your Car In This Missouri City

Winter can not only be an enemy to your cold hands, but also to your cold car. The number one thing my dad taught me about winter car care, was to let it warm up in the driveway for at least 15-20 minutes. If I didn’t, it might stall out and cause me to run even later for school or work.

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But this change isn’t only good for the environment, your car will benefit, too. Check out this report by Business Insider to see the negative effects of car idling, such as the wasting of gas.

Click here to see the Missouri law as well as other states’ interpretation of the law.

Did you know about this law?