Top ten tips for driving in snow and ice
Motorists have been warned to be extra careful and take no risks on the roads as Ireland with temperatures forecast to drop as low as -5C.
Roadside assistance providers, Allianz Global Assistance Ireland, advise drivers to follow these ten top tips.
Falls of sleet and snow are being forecast by Met Eireann. Roland Hesse, Managing Director Allianz Global Assistance Ireland, says the company expects an increase in call outs over the next few days with a status yellow warning due to come into effect at 6 p.m. today, (Wednesday), and to last until Saturday.
“The main thing is for motorists to give themselves plenty of time if they have to undertake a journey. Slow down and don’t rush. Drivers should also ensure they have adequate breakdown assistance cover. Check your insurance policy to see exactly what you are covered for,” he said.
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