Police have issued a stark warning for motorists to take extra care, after a host of accidents this morning.
Black ice has caused many problems across the region.
Sergeant Paul Dodds from Dumfries and Galloway Police attened the crash involving a livestock lorry and a car earlier today on the B723 at Longmoor.
He gave ITV Border a message to pass on to drivers:
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