Media Advisory & Photo Op: Get ready for winter driving

OAKVILLE, ON, Nov. 18, 2015 /CNW/ -

What:        

It won't be long before the thermometer takes a nose dive and the snow begins to fly. CAA South Central Ontario (CAA SCO) has teamed up with the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Toronto Police Service (TPS) and Skid Control School in Oakville to encourage drivers to start planning and preparing for the winter driving season.



When:       

Monday November 23, 2015: 7 a.m. – 12 noon




Photo Op 1: How to drive out of a skid

Accompanied by skid instructors, reporters will get behind the wheel to test their driving skills and learn how to handle a skid.




Photo Op 2: What to pack in your winter emergency kit

The top items to keep in your vehicle during the winter months will be on display.




Photo Op 3: Safe winter driving interviews
One-on-one media interviews with CAA SCO, OPP, TPS and Skid Control School.



Where:

Skid Control School
576 Bronte Road
Oakville, ON



Who:

Silvana Aceto, Media Relations Consultant, CAA SCO


Sergeant Kerry Schmidt, Highway Safety Division, OPP


Constable Clint Stibbe, Traffic Services, Toronto Police Service


Doug Annett, Director Operations, Skid Control School



Please note: Skid Control School is shifting gears with SafeRoads® Driver to address the future of mobility and will be phasing out skid courses at the Oakville Skid Control School. 

For over a hundred years, CAA has been helping Canadians stay mobile, safe and protected. CAA South Central Ontario is one of nine auto clubs across Canada providing roadside assistance, travel, insurance services and member savings for our 2 million members.

Follow @CAASCO_News on Twitter for regular updates on wait times, other news and information.

SOURCE CAA South Central Ontario

For further information: Media Contact: Silvana Aceto, Media and PR Consultant, CAA SCO, sace@caasco.ca, Office: (905) 771-3194, Cell: (416) 209-4930 or Jeff LeMoine, Communications Consultant, CAA SCO, jlem@caasco.ca, Office: (905) 771-4709, Cell: (416) 254-0641.

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