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Warning to Sussex drivers as heatwave continues
Sussex Police is advising motorists to take extra care as the hot weather continues in the weekend.
Inspector James Biggs from the roads policing unit urged motorists to plan their journeys and ensure they are comfortable and safe.
He said: "Temperatures are expected to remain around 28°C and a Level Three heatwave alert issued by the Met Office is urging people to protect themselves from the possible health effects hot weather can have.
"We are expecting a busy few days on the roads of Sussex with about 25,000 people making their way to the Gentleman of the Road Stopover festival in Lewes .
"Others will be travelling to local events and beaches and there is the traditional start of the school holidays big get away.
"I would ask you to plan your journey, make sure your vehicle is roadworthy and check all the fluid levels. Be prepared for delays and make sure you have plenty of water with you before setting out on any journey.
"It is unclear how long the hot weather will last so we would remind you to check on your more vulnerable neighbours to ensure they're OK."
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