With heavy snowfall expected in the Midlands before Christmas, councils are being warned to prepare for pothole repairs in their local areas.
But due to budget cuts, rural watchdog The Country Land and Business Association (CLA) say they are concerned about the safety of road users and are warning drivers to take care on country roads.
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Very cold tonight. Mainly dry and bright in the day.
Staying very cold.
A whistle-blower told ITV News some school buses were on the road without a valid MOT.