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Police's winter roads warning

By South Wales Evening Post  |  Posted: November 24, 2012

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NEIGHBOURHOOD police teams in Swansea have issued a warning to road users during the winter months.

Amongst the top tips issued were:

Be extremely careful as frost, ice and snow will make walking on footpaths very dangerous;

Wear a cycle helmet and make sure it is the correct size and properly fitted;

Be visible — wear high-visibility clothing or accessories, or something white or bright.

As heavy rain, snow or hail reduce visibility, reduce your speed.

In offering general guidance to road users and pedestrians alike a spokesman for the police said: "Winter can be a challenging time of year when out and about on foot, on a push bike or motorbike and even in a car.

"Road surfaces during the winter can be often covered by frost, ice and sometimes even snow. In foggy or wet weather visibility can be reduced. All of these factors can make winter roads particularly hazardous."

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  • GSVale  |  November 24 2012, 12:22PM

    Now,now @ladymaise There may be some people who might not know this information, like my two year old. :-D

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  • ladymaise  |  November 24 2012, 11:02AM

    What brilliant bobbies the South Wales Constabulary must be to highlight this fact, well done to all the peelers who contributed , must have been so hard to work this out, take a holiday boys , you must be shattered "Gwyddno" before you chip in with your boring fact based quips, this is sarcasm, take a break boyo "ryn ni yma o hyd"

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  • The_truth  |  November 24 2012, 7:39AM

    No sh#t Sherlock!!

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