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Unusual Car De-Icer Habits Of UK Drivers Revealed

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

Car De-Icer

A recent survey by car care product manufacturer, Autoglym has revealed the unusual items and practices used by UK drivers instead of a recommended car de-icer. Number one on the list is their hands. It appears when it comes to clearing the ice from the windscreen and windows 29% of UK motorists choose to use their hands instead of a car de-icer product.

This is closely followed by the trusted credit card where nearly a quarter of those car owners surveyed admitted to having used their credit card to clear the ice and snow from their car.

One of the most unusual objects used is the kitchen spatula or other cooking utensils, which have been used by over 15% of both male and female drivers as a car de-icer. (more…)