TORONTO, Ont. — The provincial government has issued a reminder to motorists to plan ahead and be prepared for winter driving conditions.
Among other things, drivers are being reminded to:
– keep a winter survival kit in their vehicles that includes a shovel, extra clothing, candles and matches – plan ahead and check current road and weather conditions – changing trip plans if a storm is expected.
The Ministry of Transportation has also published regional phone numbers drivers can call for regional road condition updates:
Toronto 416 235-4686 Central Ontario 1 800 268-4686 Southwestern Ontario 1 800 265-5407 Eastern Ontario 1 877 401-8777 Northern Ontario 1 800 461-9523 Northwestern Ontario – Sault Ste. Marie District 1 800 340-2454 Northwestern Ontario – Thunder Bay District 1 800 465-5032
For the most recent road conditions across the province, call MTO Info toll-free at 1 800 268-4686.
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