Peters: Be careful on roads in winter

2014-06-06 08:12
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Icy weather hits SA

News24 users around the country are experiencing icy conditions as winter makes its presence felt and temperatures plummet.

Johannesburg - Transport Minister Dipuo Peters cautioned motorists on Thursday to be careful on the roads as weather patterns changed in winter.

"With the onset of winter and forecasts about snow in places, all manner of weather patterns in different places can be fraught with unexpected risks," said Peters in a statement.

She cautioned that rainy weather, frosty weather and cloudy weather could reduce visibility and also leave road surfaces slippery.

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