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Whether the winter weather brings snow, ice, fog or rain, there are steps you can take to reduce the chances of a road accident.

Road Closed

  • Remember stopping distance dramatically increases on wet road surfaces.
  • To improve visibility, keep well back from the vehicle in front.
  • Unresponsive steering means your tyres are struggling to grip the road. This is a clear sign to ease off the accelerator and slow down gradually.

Weather Information

The Met Office provides members of the public with advice and information before and during periods of severe. Information can be accessed by clicking on the following:

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