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Guide to winter driving

Published: April 2014

Winter driving safety

The winter season is especially challenging on the roads when snow or ice can make for a treacherous ride.  See our advice on how to drive in hazardous conditions, how to prepare your vehicle for the winter season and what gear is needed to make sure your vehicle is in top shape to get you and your family safely to your destination.

   

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