Gritter Drivers Road Weather Training
This course has been designed to provide gritter drivers with an overview of winter road weather and its hazards.
Aim: This course has been designed to provide an overview of winter roads and its hazards.
Designed for: All gritter drivers, including new staff.
Course length: One day.
Location: Courses can be held in the excellent Met Office College facilities at our Exeter headquarters or at a location of your choice.
On completion of this course you will be able to:
- Identify conditions for hoar frost forming on the road;
- state the importance of feeding back on the weather;
- explain why gritting sometimes occurs in the rain;
- appreciate the difficulties of a decision maker.
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