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Winter tire rules take effect on B.C. highways

Nov
15

Snow blanketed parts of northeastern B.C. in October, roughly the same time that drivers are required to use snow tires when driving on certain B.C. highways.

Many highways in the province require passenger vehicles to be equipped with winter tires between Oct. 1 and March 31. Trucks travelling these routes are also required to carry chains.

Drivers who travel on high mountain passes and designated routes where weather can suddenly change need to make sure their vehicles are winter ready,” Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Todd Stone said in a news release earlier this week.

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