He was helped to get his car from the drifting snow
and on his way again.
The Met Office warned of heavy, drifting snow
and widespread icy roads across most of the North in the next few days.
Winds could cause more problems on the high grounds with drifting snow
on parts of the Friars Haugh course at Kelso has resulted in the postponement of tomorrow's Jedforest fixture.
In the north of Scotland, there should be some respite from the worst of the gales, but not from the drifting snow
The engineers are facing difficulties, including drifting snow
in their attempts to find and repair the damage.
A Grampian Police spokesman said drifting snow
had left vehicles unable to move from midnight on Wednesday.
Scores of roads were also blocked by drifting snow
Blizzards, drifting snow
, gales, black ice, and months of below minus temperatures are all to be expected.
closed the A941 Dufftown to Rhynie route while the B974 Banchory to Fettercairn road was blocked by heavy snow.
The runway looked fine but, on landing, the pilots realised all the huge holes had been filled in by drifting snow
, so after a leapfrogging landing and quick drop off, we hastily took off again.
Northern areas were worst affected with many roads blocked by drifting snow
and high winds.