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    Are the councils gritting roads or not??

    They say they are doing spaces outside schools and hospitals, yet I havent seen 1 gritting truck this year and I go past st Helier hospital and a couple of schools on the way to my better halfs work and they havent been done...as of 7 this morn
    so far i have seen 3 people fall over and a van take out a lamp post down my road...its driving me nuts how crap the services are

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    I can tell you West Sussex is gritting and have been for a little while
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    Down by me in South Wales the snow is just devouring the grit salt. Not melting it at all!

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    They gritted once in norfolk last week. Its snowed 3 times since then. Their policy is if its more than 3cm of snow to grit and snow plough on a regular basis. Twice this week, 5-10cm of snow has been forecast. Have I seen a grit truck or snow plough in the last week? Have I f**K!!

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    aberdeenshire concil do f**k all there usless. they only seem to think people live in the town where there never any snow

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    i've seen the gritting around my area a few times

    people seem to forget that gritting is only effective on ice not snow

    i'm not a fan of gritting either because people need to learn how to drive in these conditions rather than just whingeing about how slippy it is etc

    i had to push a police car up my hill yesterday as the driver didnt know how to drive in icey conditions !?
    he was just flooring it...
    he didnt like it when i told him how to drive (im only 22) up the hill
    but when he reluctantly tried what i had said .. we actually got him moving

    didnt get a thanks though lol

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    Trouble is if the ice and snow have laid, the gritting wont do jack.

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    they are saving money!!! i mean why cant kids actually WALK to school in the snow (they might even enjoy it) as opposed to getting in the cars?
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    They are gritting in West Lothian and the big snow ploughs are out in force but it just wont stop snowing here so its doing jack sh1t lol

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    I was on my way home at 4am this morning and all the major A roads had not been gritted, TC was having a party!
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