• 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 location.
  • 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.