Police are urging motorists to take care on the roads with bad weather causing a number of issues across Taranaki.
These issues include motorists hitting potholes due to a lack of visibility and surface flooding.
Taking care means:
Increasing your following distance.
It takes longer to stop in the rain.
Driving to the conditions.
Delaying unnecessary travel if you can.
Putting your headlights on - make yourself visible to other drivers, cyclists and pedestrians.
Slow down - take your time, be patient, allow extra time, arrive safely.
Issued by Police Media Centre