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RAC's busiest day in seven years

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1:22pm 12th December 2017

Yesterday (11/12/2017) was the RAC's busiest day in seven years.

The breakdowns have continued today, as they're recording seven breakdowns every minute in the UK.

They're preparing for their busiest week ever.

They've got advice for all drivers in the freezing weather we're expecting this week.

RAC director of roadside operations James Knight said:

"Even though the majority of main roads are open and running well, motorists still need to be prepared should they find themselves broken down in these very cold conditions.

"Be sure to pack sufficient warm clothing, food and water for all your passengers so you can stay comfortable while you are waiting for help."

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