GRITTER AND SNOW PLOUGH FLEET PREPARED TO KEEP SCOTLAND MOVING THIS WINTER



The trunk road fleet will have the highest number of vehicles ever available for spreading salt and ploughing snow, with 205 located across the country. When severe wintry weather is experienced, all available vehicles will be deployed to provide support and help deal with any breakdowns or issues.

Since last year, 57 new state of the art new gritters have been brought in to replace some older vehicles and 29 of these are bigger than their predecessors and can spread more salt on road surfaces.

Salt stocks are also in good supply, with more salt either purchased or