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Photo: This Man Is Driving With Sun Shades On His Front Windshield

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It's not every day you see someone driving on the freeway with sun shades attached to the front windshield.

A Redditor posted this photo he snapped while he and his wife were on the 60 Freeway in the Rowland Heights and Diamond Bar area. He writes that though you can't see it in the photo, the man's side windows also had the same sun shades, as well as a dark, "limo style tint" on the back windows.

We're not sure if this driver is clueless or just about had it with the sunshine that day. Regardless, it's a rather ballsy move. According to the California DMV guidelines, drivers aren't allowed to attach any object to the windshield or side or rear windows. However, one of the exceptions is that you can attach sun shades on the SIDE windows next to the front seats if the driver has a note from a doctor or surgeon saying that the driver needs it for a medical or visual condition.

Brian Humphrey, the Los Angeles Fire Department spokesperson, chimed in the Reddit thread, by saying:

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Please DRIVE DEFENSIVELY!

And just for good measure, here's a video compilation released this week of bad drivers in Los Angeles. We're sure you've seen these guys on the road before: