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RSA Severe Weather Advice For Ireland's 

Weather Warning Systems

In this video, RTÉ news reporter Teresa Mannion provides some advice on Ireland’s severe weather warning system. A status yellow is the lowest weather warning level and the scale rises in severity through orange and red weather warning levels. 

RSA Severe Weather Advice For Driving On 

Wet Roads

In this video, RTÉ news reporter Teresa Mannion provides some advice on Ireland’s severe weather warning system. A status yellow is the lowest weather warning level and the scale rises in severity through orange and red weather warning levels. 

RSA Severe Weather Advice For Driving on 

Icy Roads

In this video, RTÉ news reporter Teresa Mannion provides some advice on driving on icy roads. Teresa reminds us that black ice is one of winter’s most dangerous hazards which can often be found in sheltered and shaded area’s on the road. She suggests to treat every road as if it is frozen in freezing conditions by slowing down. Never break if on black ice, take your foot off the accelerator and use every control delicately.

RSA Severe Weather Advice For Driving In Snow

In this video, RTÉ news reporter Teresa Mannion provides some advice on driving in snowy conditions. If you are driving in snow, use dipped headlights, slow down and allow extra space between you and the vehicle in front. Always ask yourself can you stop easily, can you see properly and are you visible to others. Remember to favour major roads as they are most likely to be gritted. 

RSA Severe Weather Advice For Driving In Fog

In this video, RTÉ news reporter Teresa Mannion provides some advice for driving in foggy conditions. When driving in dense fog always use your fog lights. Remember that fog lights affect your judgement of speed, meaning taillights may seem further away than they really are. Therefore, in foggy conditions, its essential to slow down and drive a safe distance from the car in front. Don’t get caught out when severe weather strikes.

RSA Severe Weather Advice For Driving On 

Flooded Roads

In this video, RTÉ news reporter Teresa Mannion provides some advice on driving on flooded roads. Namely, the importance of avoiding crossing a road covered in water. It’s best to wait until the water level drops or to take an alternative route. Flooded routes that appear shallow may be deeper than you think. If the road is only partially flooder, cars should pass one at a time keeping to the part of the road that’s visible. Never attempt to cross a road that’s become flooded from a river bursting its banks. Don’t get caught out when severe weather strikes.

RSA Severe Weather Advice For Driving In 

Strong Winds

In this video, RTÉ news reporter Teresa Mannion provides some advice for driving in strong winds. Control of you vehicle may be affected by strong wind with trucks, buses and motorcycles particularly at risk. Don’t get caught out when severe weather strikes.

RSA Severe Weather Advice For Driving In 

Winter Sun

In this video, RTÉ news reporter Teresa Mannion provides some advice for driving in winter sun. Winter sunshine can create extremely dangerous driving conditions. You can be temporarily blinded by the intensity and blindness of a low sun on the horizon. Keep your screen clean, add windshield washer fluid to the water in your reservoir and check your wipers. Don’t get caught out when severe weather strikes

RSA Severe Weather Advice For Sun Glare

In this video, RTÉ news reporter Teresa Mannion provides some advice on driving in sun glare.

RSA Severe Weather Advice For Driving In 

Hail Showers

In this video, Teresa Mannion provides some advice on driving in hail showers.Hail can create some very difficult and dangerous driving conditions. If you encounter hail while driving, reduce your speed without braking if possible, warn other drivers using your hazard warning lights and avoid any sudden steering movements or heavy braking. Maintaining a safe distance from the vehicle in front and using dipped headlights will also help to reduce risk and ensure you are seen. 

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