Posts Tagged ‘ Emergency Kit ’

How to be an Emergency Smart Traveller

How to be an Emergency Smart Traveller

Our friends at PreparedBC are your go-to for all things emergency prep – both for the home and while you’re out exploring the province. So we invited them to share instructions on what you can do to incorporate emergency preparation into your travel plans.    The journey is the destination, and with British Columbia’s breathtaking scenery you’ll likely make a few stops along the way during summer vacay. Understanding the potential risks and considering them in your travel plans...

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5 Easy Ways to be a Better Winter Driver

How to Drive Better in Winter

Police officers see it all in winter. Consider them experts in what to do (and not to do) to make the “shift into winter” and travel safely through the chilly season. Staff Sgt. Pat McTiernan is one such officer. He’s the Operations NCO for the North District Traffic Services (a division of the RCMP) out of Prince George. We recently talked to him to get some expert advice on how drivers can get ready for winter driving. It’s really...

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Winter Safety Tips – Preparing for the Road Less Travelled

Winter is here, so we asked some of our resident experts for their top safety tips. And here’s the result! It really boils down to “be prepared”, but here’s what you can do to make life easier if your vehicle breaks down or you become lost or stranded in the snow. Of course, if this happens on a main highway, you’ll probably be found pretty quickly by our maintenance contractor or other passersby. But if you’re driving on the...

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