As the festive season is upon us, many people may be travelling in their cars to visit family and friends. With most public transport shut down on Christmas Day, it’s no surprise people will get behind the wheel of their car to get around.

But there are many things that can cause dangers whilst driving at Christmas. These can involve adverse weather conditions, such as snow, ice and heavy rain, as well as drink and drug driving. It is important you do everything you can to remain safe on our roads and avoid road traffic accidents and difficult situations.

We’ve looked at some common things that can cause problems when driving over the festive period.

If you have been involved in a road traffic accident that wasn’t your fault, we can help you to claim the compensation you deserve. Call the Freeclaim 24 hour accident helpline on 0800 612 7340. We’re here to help you this Christmas.