The General Directorate of Traffic (DGT) warned that the snowfall expected this Friday in many parts of the peninsula could affect road traffic, especially in Madrid, Castilla y León, Castilla-La Mancha, Aragón, and the Valencian Community. According to the forecast of the State Meteorological Agency (Aemet), this is a short period of the storm that will develop between noon and six in the afternoon and will mainly affect the roads of the aforementioned autonomous communities, especially those important to A-1, A-2, AP-6, and A-15, according to the DGT.
For this reason, the DGT asks citizens to check the weather forecast and the condition of the roads they will be traveling on, as well as whether they have chains or winter tires.
In areas with an orange warning, traffic recommends avoiding all unnecessary road trips and waiting until there are no weather alerts.
The DGT can establish a series of measures, such as prohibiting the circulation of heavy vehicles or those without tires or chains in the winter, limiting the speed of circulation, prohibiting overtaking, and implementing total preventive cuts and detours.
Be warned that if it starts to snow, it is important to leave the left lane clear to allow the passage of road maintenance vehicles and snowplows, and that attention should be paid to signage in the variable message panels and in the instructions of the agents of the group. Civil Guard Traffic.
Also, it demands extra caution when traveling in areas and roads affected by this forecast, as well as having the appropriate means and equipment to travel in safe conditions, such as chains or winter tires. , and checking the condition of the roads and weather conditions.
Traffic reminds that it reports the traffic situation in the information bulletins of radio stations and other media and in the social network