Lady (Hear Me Tonight) Modjo
15 January 2014, 08:56
Dorset Police are reminding drivers to take extra care on the roads in icy conditions after 26 collisions in three hours yesterday.
They were between 6.15 and 9.15am on Tuesday 14 January. Last Tuesday, 7 January, there were three collisions reported to Dorset Police between these times.
Inspector Matt Butler of the Dorset Police Traffic Unit said:
“A number of people were caught out by ice on the roads of Dorset this morning. Fortunately no one was seriously hurt.
“The local authority road teams work hard to grit as many roads as possible but motorists should anticipate icy roads when temperatures are around freezing and modify their driving accordingly.”
Inspector Butler gave the following advice for driving in icy conditions: