When the heavens open and the weather forecasters are predicting the end of the world, driver are always advised to ‘take care’ and be prepared for the inevitable traffic chaos that descends on the nation the moment the snow starts to settle.

But aside from exercising caution, what exactly should we be doing to ensure safe progress through the white stuff?

We caught up with industry expert and Institute of Advanced Motorists spokesman Tim Shallcross, and discussed how to drive in adverse conditions in a safe manner.

Covering everything from the use of electronic stability aids, motorway driving and even what to do to avoid an impending collision on slippery surfaces, the above video is unmissable for anyone planning to venture out on four wheels in the snow.

Daljinder Nagra


January 28, 2014