Snow plow safety Do’s and Don’ts

Here’s some helpful Do’s and Dont’s for motorists DO…Turn on your head and tail lights during heavy snow or rain, even during the day. DO…Use winter-rated snow tires with the mountain-snowflake symbol. DO…Watch for the flashing amber lights.  It can be difficult to see snow removal equipment. DO…Give snow plows plenty of space – about 10 car lengths.  Salt and…

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Time to Shift into Winter

Your top 5 Resources to get ready for driving this winter | TranBC In BC, the incidence of work-related crashes increases during the winter driving season (Oct 1st to Mar 31st). On October 2nd, 2017, the Winter Driving Safety Alliance launched the 2017 Shift into Winter Campaign— an annual road safety initiative focused on reducing the frequency and severity of…

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There’s just no excuse to drink and drive.

Winter holiday get-togethers are great ways for people spend time together while enjoying alcohol responsibly but there’s no excuse to drink and drive. If you plan to drink, leave your car at home. If your holiday festivities involve alcohol, plan ahead for a safe ride home: arrange a designated driver, call a taxi, take transit, or use Operation Red Nose. Police will be looking for…

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Mainroad De-Icing Salt

2017-2018 Winter De-icing Salt Orders

Mainroad Maintenance Products has built our reputation on ensuring a reliable, well-organized and efficient customer experience.   To ensure that this experience continues with as little disruption as possible, we are asking for your cooperation with the following Salt Order process, effective October 1, 2017: ~ All orders must be placed by calling the Salt Order Line at 604-240-7746 or by…

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Reminding the cycling community to Shift into Winter…

Fall and winter weather conditions can create diverse riding conditions.  Mainroad reminds cyclists to watch for leaf and vegetation debris and to be cautious when riding bike pathways situated under the shadows of trees which can be slippery in colder weather.  Following a snowfall, Mainroad’s priority is to clear snow and widen shoulders on Provincial highways and bridges until normal…

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