Before travelling, check your local and national weather
forecast and keep up-to-date with the latest weather warnings.
For real time traffic information, visit Traffic Scotland and for
public transport information, check Traveline
(0871 200 2233).
If you're making a journey and bad weather is forecast, make a
There are also some everyday things you could put in
your vehicle that will stand you in good stead at any time of
If your area is at risk of flooding, remember you should not
drive or walk through flood water. If heavy winds are forecast,
consider taking alternative transport if you normally cycle. Winds
can easily blow you off your bike and cause serious injuries.
See Ready Scotland's
advice on travelling if severe winter weather is