Drivers warn of high wind risk as two storms approach UK
Motorists have been warned to consider whether trips this weekend are absolutely necessary as two named storms approach the UK with the promise of dangerous winds and even storms. snow storm.
Hurricane Dudley will move across the northern half of the country from Wednesday night to Thursday morning, closely followed by Hurricane Eunice, which will bring strong winds and a chance of snow on Friday.
National Highways head of road safety Jeremy Phillips said: “We encourage drivers to check the latest weather and travel conditions before commencing their journey and consider whether their journey is is necessary and may be deferred until the condition improves.”
“If you intend to travel, plan your itinerary and be more careful, spend more time on your journey.”
Mr Phillips added: “During high winds, trucks, caravans and motorbikes are at particular risk, so we advise drivers of these vehicles to slow down.
“Drivers of other vehicles should watch out for sudden gusts of wind that could affect handling and braking, and leave plenty of room for overhead vehicles, caravans and motorbikes. In school In the event of persistent high winds, we may have to close the bridge to traffic for a period of time, so be alert to closure warnings and follow signed diversion routes.”
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