Police advise driving 'safely' after cold spell

Kirkstone Pass is still closed following an accident a the weekend Credit: Langdale & Ambleside MRT

Police in Cumbria are advising motorists to drive safely on the county’s roads following prolonged cold weather over the weekend.

They say roads at higher ground are still affected by the snow and ice, with Kirkstone Pass, Wrynose Pass and Hardknott Pass all closed.

They have also warned motorists of the risk of black ice, and are asking people to drive "with care and attention".

You can keep up to date with the latest situation on the roads by visiting the police Traffic Link Map.

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