Advice For Driving In The Snow

Heart's been getting advice on how to drive in the ice and snow from an advanced motorist in Northamptonshire.

John Norrie is the group leader for the Institute of Advanced Motorists.  It's a voluntary position which involves teaching advanced driving techniques.

He told Heart driving in the snow is something that worries a lot of people.

He says he sees all kinds of mistakes being made:

"I see people setting off looking though a little patch in the windscreen the size of a football and thats just crazy you can't see whats going on. 

"Also they drive far too close to each other, and they drive far too quickly for the conditions, so they're going along quite happily and as soon as they try to steer or brake it all goes horribly wrong."

Here's some advice from John on What To Do If Your Car Starts Skidding In The Snow  and How To Avoid Wheel Spinning In The Snow

Recently Played Tracks

On Radio: Stuart and Katy

6am - 10am

Email the show

Text 'RADIO' to 82122

Stuart and Katy

On TV: Heart's Happy Hour Breakfast!

8am - 9am

Watch heart TV

  • Now playing: Non-stop hit music

Heart VIP

Local

Autumn Weather

Find your local four day weather report here.

Listening To Radio Win With Heart

Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.

Follow Heart on Twitter