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New Winter Tire Rules for BC

... of Transportation and Infrastructure announced new winter tire rules for British Columbia. The changes are part of the Rural ... the last minute. Reference Links: More Winter Tire Related Information on DriveSmartBC Safety Equipment - ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/01/20 - 22:00 - 8 comments

What Does M+S Mean?

... road environment. Reference Links: More Winter Tire Related Information on DriveSmartBC Kal Tire - What's the ... + Snowflake Symbol Canadian Driver - Auto Tech: Winter Tire Time Yes and no Nokian all season tires also have ...

DriveSmartBC - 2020/12/24 - 00:00 - 1 comment

Use Winter Tread Tires or Carry Chains

... penalty of $121 and 2 points, or about the price of a good winter tire or set of chains. Reference Links: Obeying Traffic ... and both are 4WD. So is a M&S tire classified as a winter tire? neither has the mountain/snowflake symbol just "M&S" on the ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/01/19 - 10:00 - 11 comments

Two or Four Winter Tires?

... They don’t perform well as a summer tire or as a winter tire. Submitted by E-mail I spoke with the owner of Kal Tire, he ... a minimum tread depth. Also, perhaps a comment on how the winter tire requirement is applied to motorcycles; I have heard that in some ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/01/20 - 19:01 - 6 comments

Winter Tires

... tires and Division 7.162 (3) defines them: (3) A winter tire under section 208 of the Act must be labelled on a sidewall by the ... symbol (b) the letters "M" and "S" A true winter tire will have a graphic of a mountain and snowflake symbol along with ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/01/20 - 19:01 - 8 comments

It's Winter Tire Time Again

... day meet the bare minimum requirements to be considered a winter tire for the purposes of these signs. It's rare to find a tire that is ... the best traction in heavy snow and ice conditions a true winter tire that is marked with the mountain and snowflake symbol ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/01/19 - 10:00 - 5 comments

Should I Use Studded Winter Tires?

... can also help the tread blocks to move - particularly in a winter tire, of course - and assist grip in that way. I can't imagine ...

DriveSmartBC - 2020/10/21 - 08:41 - 7 comments

Winter Tire Season Begins

... means that it's time to get winter tires installed. Winter tire and chain up routes are now in effect. I'm fortunate enough ... No connection whatever. Just pushed the wrong button! winter Tire Season Begins One of the most handy things that I have found to ...

DriveSmartBC - 2020/07/19 - 12:34 - 4 comments

Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems and Winter Tires

... Pressure Monitoring Systems - BeTireSmart.ca More Winter Tire Related Information on DriveSmartBC Submitted by ...

DriveSmartBC - 2020/07/19 - 12:34 - 5 comments

NEWS - Use of Alternative Traction Devices

... winter tires or the carrying of tire chains in posted winter tire / chain control areas of the province. It also announced the ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/01/19 - 10:00 - 0 comments

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