Police issue fog warning to drivers

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POLICE are warning drivers to take care after a fog warning was issued for the North East.

A yellow warning for fog as been issued from 5pm today to lunchtime tomorrow.

Northumbria Police said motorists should be aware the weather may cause difficult driving conditions and travel disruption.

It has issued the following advice to motorists:

•Plan extra time for your journey.

•Adapt your speed according to the conditions.

•Leave a safe distance between you and the vehicle in front.

•Use headlights in reduced visibility and fog lights when visibility is seriously reduced.

More information can be found on the Met Office website – www.metoffice.gov.uk