Heavy fog causing problems on Northumberland roads

Latest news from Northumbria Police.
Latest news from Northumbria Police.

Police are advising road users to travel with care with heavy fog persisting across the region.

Motorists, cyclists and pedestrians should be aware the weather may cause difficult travelling conditions and are reminding motorists to drive with extra care.

In foggy conditions drivers are asked to:

* Use headlights and fog lights to make sure you are as visible as possible.

* Adapt your speed according to the conditions.

* Leave a safe distance between you and the road user in front.

If cycling, then ensure reflective clothing, lights and safety equipment are used.