POLICE in Shetland are reminding motorists to be mindful of road conditions and allow extra time for their journey while temperatures continue to hover around freezing.
Chief inspector Stuart Clemenson said the local force dealt with several road traffic collisions on Tuesday morning, including a jack-knifed lorry near Tingwall and a car coming off the road near Cunningsburgh.
No injuries were reported in any of the accidents recorded on Tuesday.
Conditions were very slippery all day, particularly on side roads and pavements in town.
Clemenson said the most important message from police was for motorists to slow down and to ensure that their vehicles were properly equipped for the wintry weather, including having snow or all-weather tyres fitted.
“Plan your journey and allow an extra five to ten minutes for it,” he said.
“Defrost your car properly before setting out and make sure that all lights are working. The most important thing is to stay safe.”
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