THORNHILL, ON, Dec. 5, 2012 /CNW/ - Driving during the winter months can
be challenging, but it doesn't have to be. CAA South Central Ontario
(CAA SCO) is reminding drivers to check the forecast before heading
out, dress for the weather and leave early to get to their destination
"Remember to remove all the snow and ice from your vehicle so you can
see and others can see you," said Silvana Aceto, Media and PR
Specialist, CAA SCO. "Be sure to slow down in the snow, leave extra
space between vehicles and never pass a snowplow."
Snowplow safety tips:
Leave room for snowplows
Remain a safe distance back
Never pass a snowplow
Be prepared for the unexpected this winter season, pack an emergency
Keep the following in your trunk:
Windshield washer fluid
Extra clothing and footwear
Granola or energy bars
Keep the following inside your vehicle:
Ice scraper and snow brush
Flashlight and batteries
First aid kit
Smart phone and charger
CAA offers roadside service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a
year. Whenever you need help, you can reach us by dialing *222 on your
smartphone or downloading the CAA Mobile App.
CAA South Central Ontario is a not-for-profit auto club offering
insurance, travel, automotive care and roadside services. There are
more than 1.9 million CAA members in South Central Ontario and over 5.6
million members in Canada. We're more than Roadside Assistance. We're
Life-side Assistance. Visit www.caasco.com.
SOURCE: CAA South Central Ontario
For further information:
Media contact: Silvana Aceto, Media and PR Specialist, CAA SCO, email@example.com, Office: (905) 771-3194, Cell: (416) 209-4930 or Jeff LeMoine, Communications Specialist, firstname.lastname@example.org, Office: (905) 771-4709, Cell: (416) 254-0641.