Winter weather advice from police

POLICE are advising motorists to take extra care following snow across the county and with more expected this weekend.

Anyone travelling on the county’s roads this weekend is urged to drive to the conditions.

Sergeant Gordon Murray said: “With the current weather conditions it is important people allow plenty of time for their journey and drive to the conditions of the road.”

Motorists are advised to:

· Ensure windows are fully de-iced and clear before setting off.

· Make sure lights and number plates are free from snow and ice and clearly visible.

· Check tyres are in a good condition before setting off.

· Carry a blanket and shovel in your car.

· If the weather is severe consider whether you need to make the journey? If it is essential make sure you allow plenty of time.