Fifteen people died in accidents on the roads over Christmas last year.
Fifteen people died in accidents on the roads over Christmas last year. Credit: Martina Holmberg/TT

How to avoid the worst of the great Christmas getaway

3:31 min

As many prepare to travel ahead of Christmas Eve on Sunday, this is one of the busiest times of the year on Swedish roads and in public transport, with accidents already causing congestion on Friday.

Veronika Mitrevska of Swedish Radio's traffic desk shares advice on the best times to travel this Christmas weekend and which accident blackspots to avoid.

It's going to be slippery all over Sweden so people need to take care on the roads."

Last year, 15 people were killed in road accidents over the Christmas period.

Find out the situation on the roads, trains and airports this weekend by listening to our interview with Veronika Mitrevska.

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