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West Lothian drivers urged to "get ready for winter"

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West Lothian drivers are being reminded to make sure their vehicles are winter ready as preparations are carried out to keep Scotland moving this festive season.Winter treatment plans are already well underway across the trunk road network, salt barns are well stocked and more than 230 gritters are ready for deployment from over 40 depots across the country.The trunk road network will be monitored by Traffic Scotland from the National Traffic Control Centre in South Queensferry, along with key partner agencies Police Scotland and the Met Office.Minister for Transport, Graeme Dey, said: “We’ve already had our first real taste of winter with Storms Arwen and Barra, which were a stark reminder of the importance of being prepared for the type

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