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Technology to help beat ice and snow this winter, following Cabinet decision

Technology will be at the forefront of the fight against ice and snow this winter, following a decision by councillors. Gritters equipped with GPS trackers, thermal mapping of salting routes and smart grit bins are all part of the plans to keep Surrey moving in bad weather. The use of GPS will allow the council … Continue reading

Prepared for snow and ice

A mountain of salt, a fleet of gritters and an army of volunteers are ready to be called on by Surrey County Council over the coming days, as forecasters predict sleet and snow. Surrey County Council has stockpiled 17,000 tonnes of salt – 30% more than last year – to be used by its 40-plus … Continue reading

Surrey trials quad bike gritter

A quad bike gritter is the latest weapon in Surrey County Council’s armoury to tackle ice and snow this winter. The four-wheeler is being used on a trial basis to grit roads and clear snow at the same time in places ordinary trucks cannot go. Ian Lake, Surrey County Council’s Cabinet Member for Transport and … Continue reading

Council’s new fleet of gritters ready to tackle severe weather

Surrey County Council has a new fleet of gritters equipped with the latest technology ready to keep motorists moving in severe winter weather. The 24 new vehicles* are ready to hit the road as part of the council’s pool of 40-plus gritters loaded with some of the 17,000 tonnes of salt stockpiled at depots across … Continue reading

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