Northumbria Police is continuing to advise road users to take care on the region’s roads during throughout today.
While most main roads across the force are passable with care, many secondary roads are slushy or snow covered and most minor and rural roads have coverings of snow and ice.
Drivers should leave plenty of time for their journey, moderate speed, keep a safe distance from the vehicle in front and try not to brake sharply, use the gears instead to decelerate.
Current road closures (as of 11am):
- A696 between Knowesgate and the junction with the A68.
- A68 from Stagshaw roundabout to Scottish Border.