Driver warnings as snow sets in

NORFOLK: Police have urged drivers to take extra care as heavy snow showers create hazardous conditions.

NORFOLK: Police have urged drivers to take extra care as heavy snow showers create hazardous conditions.

Gurney Road near Mousehold was impassable today due to blizzard conditions.

There were further collisions both on and off the slip road of the A11 at Wymondham, the A1075 at Wretham and the A47 at Trowse and Fransham/Necton.

Officers have issued the following advice to motorists as further snow showers are expected tonight;

Make sure you car lights are working and dirt, salt and snow is cleared from fixtures.

Always ensure your windows are fully cleared of snow.

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Clear snow from the top of your car as it can fall down and block your vision.

Keep windscreen washer fluid topped up as screens quickly get dirty from traffic spray.

Allow extra time for your journey and drive at a constant speed.

Take a charged mobile telephone on your journey.

If you get stuck in snow, stay with your car.

If you have to leave your car in an emergency, leave a contact number on the inside of the windscreen and return as soon as you can.