The Guardia Civil’s warning when driving in the snow: these are the colors to look out for

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The snowfall has already caused roadblocks and the use of chains on some Spanish roads and the situation is expected to worsen on Friday

The
travel away planned by Traffic for this bridge of the Constitution and the Immaculate Conception
13.5 million2 million more trips than in 2016, the last year in which these festivities coincided with a Tuesday and a Thursday like this time.

Due to this wide movement in Spain, the special device has been activated with special attention to the
mountain roads. In that sense, the
Civil Guard has warned on their social networks about the meaning of the
color warnings on the hour and driving with snow on the road.

The snow has already caused roadblocks and the use of chains on some Spanish roads and in fact the Spanish Meteorological Agency (Aemet) has warned that
Temperatures are expected to drop on Friday. It will then be when the
Snow cover pocket even under the
800 meters in points of the northern third in recent hours.

Given these circumstances, the General Directorate of Traffic advises to check brakes, lights or tires and to plan the journey along the safest route to avoid unforeseen events.

According to the DGT, driving in adverse weather conditions such as snow, ice, fog, rain and wind “increases nervous tension and visual fatigue that leads to impaired attention.”

Source: La Verdad

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