How to drive when there are icy conditions on the road

The roads are going to be icy this weekend so you’ll need these tips (Picture: Getty Images)

In total 20cm (eight inches) of snow could fall across parts of the UK this weekend so we thought you might appreciate some tips on how to drive in icy conditions.

Forecasters have issued a yellow severe weather warning for snow and ice today covering much of Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales and parts of northern and western England.

They added icy surfaces were likely overnight and during the morning.

Here are some tips to ensure you stay safe while driving in these conditions.

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