Photo Courtesy Vince
Gagnier, Chatham Camera Club
Getting You Ready for Winter Driving
Driving in the winter may involve freezing rain, blizzards, and heavy snowfalls. This type of weather can create
poor road conditions. You will have to prepare for winter driving. To learn more,
Winter Driving in Ontario or
Ontario's road conditions.
Getting Your Car Ready for Winter Driving
To get your car ready for winter; check fluids levels, tire pressure, wiper blades, and oil levels. Your gas tank should always be half-full in the winter.
You need to place an emergency kit in your car with the following items:
- Shovel, sand, and tow chain
- Flashlight and batteries
- Road map and compass
- Booster cables and flares
- Extra clothing, gloves, and winter boots
- Ice scraper and brush
- First-aid kit
may want to
Emergency Roadside Assistance
from CAA in case of an emergency.
School Bus Cancellation Information
For information about school bus cancellations in Chatham-Kent, visit the
schoolbusinfo.com website, or