Snow and icy roads have caused problems for drivers across much of the region during rush-hour journeys.
Cars had to reverse downhill in Gateshead after gritting done twice overnight was washed away the council's efforts.
Philip Hindmarsh, Street Scene Manager for Gateshead Council has said they are continue to monitor the situation:
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Overnight snow caused traffic chaos across the region this morning. Lorries were backed up in Redesdale this morning.
The scene this morning in Whickham Bank and heading towards Burnopfield.