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Remember to adapt your driving techniques to the conditions:
Don't over-rev the engine or your wheels will spin.
Use as high a gear as possible to improve grip.
When climbing hills, build your speed up slowly.
On downward slopes, keep in a low gear to avoid excess braking.
Always brake gently and in plenty of time.
Don't block junctions or roundabouts.
Keep more distance than usual from the car in front.
Give cyclists more space.
Keep a look out for pedestrians particularly at crossings and schools.
Always ensure that all snow or ice is removed from your vehicle and don’t drive with only a small area of your windscreen cleared. This is not only dangerous – it’s against the law!
Check the weather forecast before you set out
Is your journey really necessary?
If it is an option, think about using public transport.
If you really do need to go by car, make sure you: