Winter Driving

It’s always important to stay focused on the road, especially during winter. Here are a few tips to keep in mind before you set out:
  • Leave plenty of space between you and the vehicle ahead
  • Stay on main roads
  • Keep a phone charger in your car
  • Avoid using overdrive or cruise control
  • Slow down and move over for emergency vehicles
  • Never pass a snow plow on the right-hand side
  • Practice emergency braking to understand how your vehicle will react
Winter Driving Tips PDF

Download our Winter Driving Tips brochure to learn more.

To request copies of the brochure or receive further information on winter driving, please email

This advice is intended to provide general information only; not intended to provide legal or professional advice or to be relied on in any dispute, claim, action, demand or proceeding. CAA South Central Ontario does not accept liability for any damage or injury resulting from reliance on this information.

1 The Winter Tire discount is applied to the rating of any vehicle that has four (4) winter tires installed no later than November 20 and removed no earlier than April 15.

2 Auto Insurance is underwritten by CAA Insurance Company.

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