Fleet News

Icy weather warning as freeze approaches

FLEETS are being urged to encourage their drivers to take extra care and adapt their driving techniques during freezing conditions.

Green Flag Motoring Assistance also warns that battery failure is most common during this time of year.

Spokeswoman Melanie Denny said: ‘Recent snow and ice, together with the freezing weather forecast, could make driving conditions treacherous for motorists, particularly on rural roads which don’t get gritted.’

The company advises motorists stuck in snow not to rev the engine which will cause the car to dig in deeper.

Instead, put the car into as high a gear as possible and slowly manoeuvre the car forwards and backwards to creep out of the snow, it adds.

Leave a comment for your chance to win £20 of John Lewis vouchers.

Every issue of Fleet News the editor picks his favourite comment from the past two weeks – get involved for your chance to appear in print and win!

Login to comment


No comments have been made yet.

Compare costs of your company cars

Looking to acquire new vehicles? Check how much they'll cost to run with our Car Running Cost calculator.

What is your BIK car tax liability?

The Fleet News car tax calculator lets you work out tax costs for both employer and employee