Visiting BC in Winter? Welcome! What You Need to Know Before Driving

November 4, 2019

From world-class skiing to west coast storm watching, there are many reasons for visiting BC in winter. So it’s no surprise folks from out-of-province ask us questions like, “We’re from Alberta – do BC winter driving tire and chain regulations apply to us?” Short answer: yes! Simple as that, right? Well, yes, but we also thought it a good idea to compile some more information that would be useful to people who may not be familiar with what winter...

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Rutting Season is Here: Watch for Deer

October 28, 2019

No one likes falling into a rut – unless you’re a male deer that is. Why do bucks enjoy being in a rut so much? Well… the rut, or ‘rutting season’ as it’s also known, is the annual mating...

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Artificial Intelligence Has Arrived in Rogers Pass Snowsheds

October 18, 2019

“Hey Google! Dim the lighting in our Rogers Pass snowsheds.” Talk about smart lighting! The outdated halogen lighting systems in the Jack McDonald, Lanark and Twin snowsheds in Rogers Pass on BC Highway 1 have been replaced with energy...

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How to Get a Grip on Safe Winter Traction Devices

October 10, 2019

Have you ever seen overshoes, ice cleats or the old-style rubber covers people used to wear over their dress shoes to prevent slips and falls on ice? Did you know you can apply that same idea to your vehicle’s...

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Watching the Weather to Help Improve Safety on BC Highways

September 25, 2019

It’s no secret, we’re big on safety for the travelling public. In fact, it’s our driving concern, and weather information is a big part of that. One way we help drivers stay safe is by closely monitoring environmental conditions...

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10 Breathtaking Photos to Inspire Your Next BC Road Trip

September 6, 2019
Carpenter Lake, Road 40

Ready to relive your BC road trips? One of the ministry’s biggest responsibilities is helping travellers reach their destinations safely and efficiently, whether it’s a daily commute to work or a journey exploring somewhere new. Come summer, many of...

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How the Lions Gate Bridge Counterflow Works

August 29, 2019

Ever wonder how we manage the Lions Gate Bridge lane control system? Let us explain. Watch our animated explainer video on YouTube:  WHO IS INVOLVED? Miller Capilano Highway Services, our local maintenance contractor, monitors more than 40 cameras...

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