In the snow, plan your journey around busier roads as they are more likely to have been gritted. Avoid using shortcuts on minor roads – they are less likely to be cleared or treated with salt, especially country lanes.
- Driving Advice | Driving in snow or icy conditions @ Which?
Excerpt: Drive slowly and try to use the busier sections of road, as the weight of traffic will tend to clear the surface.
- Coping with cold, snow and ice | Winter driving @ The AA
Excerpt: Plan routes to favour major roads which are more likely to have been cleared and gritted.