Do not drive in these conditions unless your journey is essential. If it is, take great care and allow more time for your journey. Things to take with you are, de-icer and ice scraper, torch warm clothing and boots, first aid kit, jump leads and a shovel, together with a warm drink and emergency food in case you break down or get stuck in the snow.
The highway code tells you:
When driving in snow or ice
Avoid sudden actions as these could loss of control. You should:
According to surveys by the British Insurance brokers Association (BIBA) more and more young drivers are choosing to have the black box fitted to their cars, to reduce the cost of their insurance.
A number of insurance companies have priced premiums for those willing to have their driving monitored for speed, acceleration , braking and times of day the car is on the road.
A some young drivers saying they have saved thousands of pounds in premiums.
B Encouragement to learn to drive knowing they can afford the premium once they have passed the driving test.
A- The box is expensive to fit, average 500
B-Your insurance can rise steeply if you display poor driving behaviour.
But if you want to drive the way you are taught then there should not be a problem.