Winter Driving

Winter Emergency Kit

Winter conditions can be challenging for even the most experienced driver. A driver’s chances of being injured or killed in a crash dramatically increase during BC’s winter driving season, which runs from Oct. 1 to March 31. Here on the island casualty crashes nearly double from approximately 19 in September to 37 in December. At times our driving skills are pushed to the limit when winter weather – fog, rain, snow and ice make roads more hazardous.

Spending some time now to prepare for winter can lead to a safer travel with these tire tips.

  • Keep proper air pressure- tire pressure decreases as temperature drops. Check at least once a month when tires are cold.
  • For best winter condition control match front and back tires
  • Put on winter tires M&S or Snowflake Different types of tires.
  • Check tire tread wear.Measuring tire tread depth.

Pack an Emergency Kit

Chain Up information

Check Road conditions