New Law Would Allow Iowans to Warm Up Vehicles Without Fear of Ticket

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DES MOINES, Iowa — You may soon be able to warm up your car in your driveway without facing a fine.

One of Iowa’s little-known state laws says it’s illegal to leave your car running with no one behind the wheel. Few, if any, people are ever actually ticketed.

Wednesday the state Senate passed a bill reversing that law.

It’s already cleared the House and now awaits Gov. Terry Branstad’s signature.