When should you use your foglights? Tips for driving in poor visibility

Traffic makes it's way through dense fog between junctions 4 and 3 of the M3 Motorway in near to Frimley in Hampshire PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday November 2, 2015. See PA story WEATHER . Photo credit should read: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire
Traffic makes it's way through dense fog between junctions 4 and 3 of the M3 Motorway in near to Frimley in Hampshire PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday November 2, 2015. See PA story WEATHER . Photo credit should read: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

As the winter weather draws in, we all dream of pillowy soft snowdrifts and crisp winter mornings – but what we normally end up with is torrential rain, driving sleet and thick fog.

All of these conditions can reduce visibility drastically, making it incredibly important from a safety perspective both to see and to be seen. That means it's essential to use your lights correctly – something not everybody manages, even when visibility is good.