Driving to the conditions is important for our own and other road user’s safety. Especially in winter when roads can be slippery from rain, ice or snow, and visibility may be reduced in heavy rain, or fog.
This new campaign highlights the need for motorists to slow down and drive to the conditions.
We all need to be aware that different driving conditions may affect safe driving, such as rain, ice, low visibility and other conditions, such as heavy traffic, gravel, and winding roads. Driving to conditions often means driving below the speed limit.
When travelling in Tasmania, it’s important to be prepared for sudden changes in weather conditions. Blue skies and sunshine can quickly change to rain and hail.