Adverse weather conditions are taking a toll on the north and north-east of Scotland today as numerous flights and ferry services are cancelled, schools shut to pupils and homes are left without power.
Drivers are being warned not to offer people lifts home for profit this Christmas, following reports of people offering their services on social media.
Major overnight diversions will be in place during resurfacing works on one of the busiest roundabouts on the A96 on the outskirts of Inverness.
A busy commuter road in Aberdeen could be shut for up to a year to allow for construction work.
Road policing officers in Aberdeen stopped a number of drivers as part of a campaign to improve the safety of cyclists on north-east roads.
A busy Moray bridge that has been pegged for a major refurbishment has been reduced to one lane for the next three weeks.
Well the season of goodwill to all is well and truly behind us now - and nowhere is that more obvious than on our roads.
Concerns have been raised about road safety as Aberdeen’s new bypass struggles with inadequate signage.
The Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route officially opened this morning. The 20-mile Craibstone to Stonehaven section of the £1 billion bypass was open to drivers from 2am. The move follows mounting frustration about it remaining closed for the past two months, despite being ready to host traffic.
Transport Secretary Michael Matheson visited the AWPR today.
The long-awaited AWPR that circumnavigates Aberdeen city centre is set to open in a few days time.
Motorists in Shetland are urged to be mindful of the increased number of pedestrians during the summer months.
North-east businesses fear a road closure that will force customers to endure a 20 mile diversion if they wish to visit could leave them facing an uncertain future.
Police in the Highlands and Islands are warning people not to drink and drive after a 31 motorists were caught over the limit in January.
The North-east is braced for more wintry weather with temperatures expected to plunge as low as -10C at the weekend.
Aberdeen council bosses are asking motorists across the north-east for their opinions on car parking in the Granite City as part of a new review.
A new section of a north-east road is due to open next week as the long-awaited Aberdeen bypass moves closer to completion.
Motorists are facing more delays misery on the A96 this weekend when a traffic contraflow is put in place for road pavement works on the AWPR project.
More than 40 drivers in just 24 hours were caught defying a ban on driving through a controversial Aberdeen bus gate.
Police in Lochaber are cracking down on anti-social drivers, who speed or rev their engines loudly.
More than 100 motorists have been caught speeding in a police crackdown near AWPR construction sites.
Aberdeen motorists faced traffic chaos this morning due to the transportation of a giant 108ft steel beam for the long-awaited Aberdeen Bypass.
Motorists are being warned of an emergency temporary weight restriction on an historic Highland bridge after cracks appeared in the structure.