Police urge drivers to take care on slippery roads
Police urge drivers to take care on slippery
With some rain reported this morning and
more expected tomorrow, Police are asking drivers to take
care on slippery roads.
Assistant Commissioner Road
Policing, Dave Cliff, says after such a long dry period, the
build-up of oily and other deposits on road surfaces will
create a slippery film when it starts to rain.
will be extremely slippery for some time and drivers will
need to be very careful about speed, following distances and
distances it takes to stop."
Mr Cliff says it's also
extremely important that people check tyre pressure and tyre
"We're asking everyone to take extra care on
the roads when the rain does arrive," he says.
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