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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 - 2021/05/27 - 15:14 - 5 comments

Famous Last Words

... meet legal requirements, but here’s a link to all the winter tire related articles on my web site . I hope that they review them and ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/11/16 - 22:08 - 4 comments

VIDEO - Winter Tire Demonstrations

Transport Canada , the Automobile Protection Agency (APA) and the Rubber Association of Canada (RAC) , teamed up to create a series of videos that clearly demonstrate how winter tires drastically improve driver safety when compared to al ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/05/27 - 15:29 - 0 comments

NEWS - Amendments to Winter Tire Rules in Effect, September 22, 2015

... September 22, 2015, the following amendments to BC's winter tire rules have been put into effect: Motor Vehicle Act: Winter ... 208   (1) For the purpose of this section, "winter tire" means a tire that meets the standards and specifications ...

DriveSmartBC - 2019/11/16 - 21:57 - 0 comments

Q&A - Winter Tires on RV Trailers?

... devices 208 (1) For the purpose of this section, "winter tire" means a tire that meets the standards and specifications ...

DriveSmartBC - 2019/09/15 - 13:57 - 3 comments

READING - Transport Canada Winter Driving

... and stay safe on the road. Link: Winter Tire Safety Tips (Driver Training) ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/05/27 - 16:06 - 0 comments

Q&A - Tire Chains on Commercial Vehicles

... devices 208 (1) For the purpose of this section, "winter tire" means a tire that meets the standards and specifications ...

DriveSmartBC - 2019/10/10 - 14:36 - 7 comments

RESOURCE - Winter Tires: A Review of Research on Effectiveness and Use

... reviewed a number of public opinion polls and among non-winter tire users the extra cost of buying winter tires was a key factor for ... Note that the Lower Mainland is exempt from the "Winter Tire" requirement. When this was brought to Transportation ...

DriveSmartBC - 2020/07/19 - 12:34 - 1 comment

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

RESOURCE - Designated Winter Tire and Chain-Up Routes

The TranBC web site has published three maps of B.C. showing the highways where winter tires must be used or commercial vehicles must carry chains. Click the appropriate image to view the map. (Safety ...

DriveSmartBC - 2020/07/19 - 12:34 - 0 comments

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