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Green gritters ready for winter

yellow gritting truck parked in a barn in front of a large pile of road salt,GRITTERS running on low emission biodiesel will be working to keep East Sussex moving this winter.

All the bright yellow trucks in the East Sussex Highways’ gritting fleet are now ‘green’, running on HVO (Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil) fuel, and preparations are underway to ensure the 21 environmentally friendly gritters are ready when snow is forecast, or the road surface temperature falls near to or below freezing. Continue reading