Always pull to the right for Emergency vehicles
when you hear the siren or see their lights flashing.
Carry a Car Survival Kit in your car. Each kit
should include such items a booster cables, vehicle fluids, emergency
flares, first aid equipment, survival blankets etc.
Have a cellular phone with you, if possible.
*911 is a free call to police and ambulance on your cellular phone.
You may want to purchase a reflective “CALL
POLICE” highway sign which can be seen in both directions and which allows
you to ask for assistance without leaving your vehicle. If you happen to
see one of these signs call your local police service and report the
Winter weather presents the greatest challenge
to your car and its engine. Prepare for winter by getting a complete
inspection on your car in the fall.
Make sure wipers are in good condition and fill
up on winter washer fluid.
Remember to keep your car gas tank at least
half-full at all times.
Check weather and travel conditions before
heading out. Give yourself extra time for travel and if weather is bad,
wait for conditions to improve.
Try to keep to the main roads and drive with
caution, measuring your speed to road and weather conditions.
Avoid passing another vehicle if possible, when
weather and road conditions are bad.
Avoid parking on the side of City streets to
allow City plows to do snow removal.