Prevent problems before they occur: Top 10 tips
- Get your vehicle ready for winter in the fall.
- Install four matching winter tires.
- Pack an emergency kit.
- Learn and practice winter driving techniques before you need them.
- Plan your trip, check road and weather conditions.
- Remove all snow from your vehicle before each trip.
- Give yourself extra travel time in bad weather.
- Avoid using cruise control on slippery roads.
- Travel with a fully charged cell phone.
- SLOW DOWN and WEAR your seatbelt.
Prevention is better than recovery
Winter driving can be risky, so be prepared.
For the in-depth list of how to get your car ready and the winter driving techniques, check out Transport Canada’s Winter Driving Tips