Drivers warned of dangerous driving conditions

Motorists are being warned to take extra care in the wet weather.

Saturday, 10th March 2018, 8:23 am
Updated Saturday, 10th March 2018, 8:30 am
Motorists warned of wet roads this weekend.

Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service was urging people to drive safely on wet roads.

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A spokesman for the service said: "We’ve got a wet weekend ahead.

"If you’re driving - slow down, leave more space between you and the vehicle in front, dip headlights, don’t use rear fog lights, look out for large or fast-moving vehicles creating spray and keep air conditioning on to stop windows misting."