12 Days of Christmas from C&G Services – Yuletide Safety Tips – No.2

Top safety tips from C&G Services 

2nd DayOn the second day of Christmas, the tip from C&G……………………..

Ice on the road

It can take up to 10 times longer to stop your car when driving on ice.

Look well ahead when driving and adjust your speed to reflect the conditions. If you get it wrong the consequences may be catastrophic.

In 2011, 32 people were killed and 3,912 people were injured in reported road accidents when there was snow or ice on the road surface.DfT

Xmas Wreath righthanded2figures also show that 6 people were killed and 672 were injured when it was snowing at the time. If your in any doubt about your ability or the severity of the conditions and the journey isn’t important, then don’t drive.

Take your time, don’t rush, and above all, have a great Xmas!

(Next Tip – Wednesday 27th November!!)

12 Days of Christmas from C&G Services – Yuletide Safety Tips

Top safety tips from C&G Services 

1st Day of Xmas” On the first day of Christmas, the tip from C&G……………………..

Battery and electrics

Your car battery comes under a lot of extra stress during the winter, the cold weather affects the batteries ability to retain charge and the extra load from heaters, demisters and lights will drain it quicker than usual. It is important to ensure that the battery is well maintained. It is the number one reason for

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winter breakdowns. Get it checked out by a competent person or take the vehicle to a local garage to get it checked, a lot of them do free winter checks!

Be Safe, Keep Warm but above all have a great Xmas!

(Next Tip – Friday 22nd November!!)