We provide road surface forecasts to help independent gritting contractors service single or multiple sites
Road surface temperatures can be different to air temperatures. With this in mind, we can provide site specific, road surface forecasts to enable you to confidently identify the right time to grit your customer's premises.
Watch our OpenSite Temperature Explainer video to find out about the theory behind road surface temperatures. The key differences are highlighted between road, grass, air and windscreen temperatures on a typical winter night.
We offer two main types of road surface forecast:
We have been a trusted provider to the road sector for over 20 years and work with gritting contractors of all sizes to provide accurate road forecasts.
To help you differentiate yourself from the competition in a competitive marketplace, we have introduced a Quality Mark. You can now reassure your customers that you are getting the most accurate forecasts, and understand the weather to make winter gritting decisions, by qualifying for this new mark.
The only such mark in the industry, it will demonstrate that you are investing in training to provide the best service available, and as your operations grow, the differing levels of Quality Mark - gold, silver, bronze and training - will demonstrate you are continuing to offer a high quality of service.
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Last updated: 1 December 2014
Services designed to help you to plan for, manage and minimise the effects of the weather on your operations.
Enabling you to plan, manage and minimise the effects of the weather.
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