Winter driving: how to drive in rain, snow and ice

Record-breaking rainfall has already caused chaos for many around the UK this winter, and made for dreary driving conditions. The bad news is that there’s yet more rain to come.

Driving in rain, snow and ice poses a range of different challenges to drivers, and can make even familiar roads treacherous and unpredictable.

So, with no sign of the rain letting-up and the coldest winter weather still to come, it’s important to be prepared.

We asked Rebecca Ashton of the Institute of Advanced Motoring (IAM) to explain what you need to think about before you hit the road this winter – and to offer some expert tips for driving once you’re on the move.

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Winter driving: how to drive in rain, snow and ice

Wet and wintery conditions can make driving a real challenge. Watch the IAM’s Rebecca Ashton explain what you need to think about when on the road.
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