This Terrifying Photo From Dublin Fire Brigade Will Remind You To Take Caution This Winter

A warning for all motorists

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It's no secret that driving in the winter is trickier than during the rest of the year.

It's getting darker earlier and staying darker in the mornings so visibility is restricted. And as temperatures drop there's risk of ice on the roads. 

Not only that, but with strong winds and stormy weather comes natural obstructions – such as fallen trees, as shown below. 

This car collided with a tree and rolled over completely. Terrifying

Some tips for driving safely during the winter:

  • Accelerate and decelerate slowly
  • Get your tyres checked
  • Use your lights, even if it's still bright
  • Allow for extra distance between your car and the one in front
  • Beware of black ice as it gets colder – particularly in mornings and at night 

Take caution out there, what's the rush?

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Written By

Alana Laverty

Just a Galway gal eating and writing her way around Dublin / @alanalav