Series 2 - Episode 2

Winter Road Rescue

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This week, torrential rain in the south-west brings some of the worst flooding in living memory, causing hundreds of millions of pounds worth of damage. With cars swept away and roads turning into rivers, the RAC’s Ian Devonshire and Sean Kimberlin are on high alert as they come to the rescue of stranded motorists.

In the Highlands of Scotland, as rain turns to snow, the council snowplough drivers in Aviemore are out in force, but the winter conditions take their toll on trucks and equipment. Plough driver Stevie Booth, who is only on his second winter on the roads, faces a new route and a race against time to get the roads clear of snow and ice.

Across the UK as freezing temperatures follow the rain, the roads become treacherous with black ice. As cars struggle to stay on the road, RAC patrolman Joe Ryan-Howes comes to the aid of a driver who has skidded on sheet ice into a fence.



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Comments (6)

  • Ev

    1 year ago


    Ev I have watched both programs and I fail to understand why, in these conditions, the rescue and large lorries are not using chains in thick snow. I would appear that no vehicles in your program is using winter tyres or chains. Your program would be enhanced if you gave useful advice on what to do to avoid all these accidents and incidents

  • Mark

    1 year ago


    I used to be a plow / gritter driver here in Devon, It makes me wonder how theese people actually managed to get a drivng licece in the first place. Great program shame about the over dramatic voice over..

  • will

    1 year ago


    The moronic, melodramatic voice over almost spoils an interesting programme.A car at a 25 degree angle is said to be at 45 degrees and perilously close to tipping over. Three inches of muddy water becomes 'axle deep' mud. The script writer must spend his life in bed, too terrified to risk that deadly drop to his life threatening bedroom carpet and those frightening slippers.

  • gally6464

    1 year ago


    brill no probs

  • J Trott

    1 year ago

    J Trott

    Sorry I tuned into this one. The over-dramatic voice over caused me to turn it off after 10 minutes.

  • jaso

    1 year ago


    why is it the ad run lovely program stop and start and wont play