Some vehicle can become unstable in strong side winds because of their large surface area and comparatively low weight, This can happen particularly on exposed stretches of road such as motorways and bridges. The effects can very from a slight pull on the steering wheel to a distinct wander, possibly into the path of other vehicles. With very strong wind the vehicle can be blown off the road and on to its side.
Cyclists and motorbikes - In gusty conditions watch out for cyclists and motorbikes being blown around the road, be aware that they may need extra room in high winds and you should act accordingly.
High-sided vehicles - Drivers of high sided vehicles or thos towing caravans or trailers particularly empty ones should pay special attention to forcasts of strong winds and avoid well known trouble spots and high bridges. Drivers of such vehicles need to be constantly on high alert for the effects of wind near bridges and embankments, even on normal jouneys in reasonable conditions. If there's a severe weather warning, consider whether your journey is really necessary.
Other drivers should be bear this in mind when about to overtake, or when being overtaken by, these paticular types of vehicles.