LIVINGSTON COUNTY- Sheriff Thomas J. Dougherty has issued a travel advisory for Livingston County effective immediately on December 1st. The advisory will stay in place until further notice.
The travel advisory is a level 1 event of the Livingston County Sheriff’s travel related advisories or restrictions. The level 1 event does NOT
mandate or prevent the motoring public from utilizing roadways but instead advises that caution is advised due to hazardous conditions you may encounter.
The advisory is due to black ice conditions that Deputy Sheriffs are encountering on the roadways presently. The forecast is also calling for
snow accumulations which will make a dangerous mix.
The large majority of the crashes and vehicles going off the road are caused by operators driving too fast for the conditions and outside of
their ability. Deputy Sheriffs will be issuing tickets for speeds improper for conditions where appropriate.
The advisory may be lifted by the Sheriff this afternoon but also the advisory may be upgraded depending on the condition of the roads as the day continues.
Livingston County Sheriff’s Emergency Travel Advisories and Restrictions for reference below.
**THIS EVENT IS A LEVEL 1 CURRENTLY AT 830 on December 1st**
(1) Travel Advisory; caution is advised since hazardous conditions could be encountered.
(2) No Unnecessary Travel; hazardous driving conditions exist and no unnecessary travel is recommended. This restriction is not mandatory and is left to the traveling public to decide their comfort zone on the roadways, however, if it is essential to travel, do so with caution in considering the changing weather conditions.
(3) Roads Closed Except for Essential Travel; travel is limited for medical personnel, fire, law enforcement, emergency services and personnel essential to the emergency and those on their way to and from performing essential acts associated with the preservation of life and/or property.
(4) Roads Closed Except for Emergency Travel; extremely hazardous driving conditions exist with threatening life and/or property. Travel is limited to emergency vehicles or vehicles on their way to and from performing emergency acts associated with the preservation of life and/or property.