Travelling This Winter?
Did you know that most B.C. highways require winter tires from October 1st to March 31st?
The maps below highlight the sections of highway that do require winter tires or chains during October 1st to March 31st.
What's the minimum legal requirement on provincial highways that require winter tires?
Acceptable winter tires are marked by either the mountain/snowflake logo or a variation on the M+S (mud and snow) logo. The tires must have no less than 3.5 mm of tread.
Think Winter Tires Before It Snows
Winter tires are a must-have in any climate where the temperature drops below 7 degree Celsius. With today’s advances in rubber technology, winter tires give you more grip as soon as the temperature drops below 7 degree, regardless of road conditions.