Drivers have been warned to make sure their cars are equipped with six items when snow falls in November.
Meteorologists have warned that snow could hit the country in November and December as the weather changes.
The AA warns every driver to have a shovel, torch, fully charged cell phone, and a flask of hot drink.
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Motorists should also have warm diapers and raincoats, auto experts added. Sun.
It comes as the mercury is set to plunge, with gusts of snow expected in parts of the north, including Scotland.
Showers could also be likely further south, the Met Office hinted in its long-term forecast.
AA spokesperson Tony Rich told the newspaper: “If you have to travel, reduce your speed to accommodate the conditions and leave plenty of space behind other vehicles.
“Allow extra time, as your commute is likely to take longer than usual, and make sure you have enough fuel / electric charge if you are driving an EV (electric vehicle).”
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RAC spokesperson Simon Williams added: “Winter is the most dangerous time of year for drivers.
“A good set of tires is essential to maintain the best possible grip on the road, but reducing speed to suit the conditions is also vital.”
He continued, “When driving in snow you need to reduce your speed but try to be in the highest gear possible as it helps reduce wheel slip.”
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