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While UK winters are hardly a Siberian deep freeze, lower temperatures, fog and snowfall can make driving extra challenging.

And your car can be even more affected by low temperatures than you are. Find out how the colder months affect your car and follow these tips to minimise the risk of breakdown or accident.

Pipes are most likely to burst during cold weather spells and when homes are left empty. The disruption this can cause is often considerable, so that's why it’s worth taking a few steps to help protect your pipes and give yourself some extra peace of mind.