Posts Tagged ‘ signs ’

When is the Best Time to Remove Winter Tires?

Must Use Winter Tires Sign April 30

Much like naively donning shorts and a t-shirt at the slightest sign of spring, the temptation to swap out winter tires can be strong. But be careful: the consequences of prematurely exposing Vitamin-D deprived skin with fewer threads pales in comparison to facing severe winter weather with unsuitable summer treads. Let’s face it, Old Man Winter doesn’t care what our calendar claims. He’s been known to revel in pranking people travelling through mountain passes on April 1 (yes, April...

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7 Types of Traffic Signs on BC Highways

BC highway traffic signs come in many shapes, colours and sizes. Here is a guide to the different types of traffic signs, and their purposes.

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Chaos vs. Consistency: Reasons Behind B.C. Sign Rules

RoadSigns

When people see too many signs or can't make sense of them they stop paying attention.

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Abrasive, Pervasive and Invasive – Taking On B.C.’s Foul Flora

Abrasive, Pervasive and Invasive – Taking On B.C.’s Foul Flora

Baby’s Breath, Black Henbane and Giant Hogweed. No, we’re not in Harry Potter’s potion class, and we’re not casting spells. These are just some examples of the invasive plants growing along our roadsides. We’ve talked a bit about invasive plants in a previous post, but we’re adding something new to our arsenal. Signs. It may not look like much, but these signs (like the one in the picture) warn our maintenance contractors not to disturb the site until it...

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