Cumbria County Council has launched a Twitter service so people can keep track of gritting plans during the winter months. They've also introduced a new online map which is updated daily showing which routes the fleet of gritters intend to treat.
Twitter users can find it through Cumbria County Council's Twitter account at @CumbriaCC The interactive map can be viewed on the council's website
The new online information service will help keep drivers safe on Cumbria's roads during the winter months and is representative of the county council's determination to be innovative in making important information available to members of the public in a timely and accessible way.
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