How many of you know what all those pictures with numbers and letters mean on the side of your tires? I know what a few of them mean, but I thought you might like a crib sheet for the next time you purchase tires.
We have had a pretty nice winter in the Lower Mainland. The interior and the rest of Canada have had their fair share of the white stuff. Eastern Canada will need a couple of months to dig themselves out. Boy, did they get beat up with snow.
If you require winter tires for your vehicle here in B.C. they must be on between October 1st and March 31st. I’ve heard quite a few stories about driving with all season tires through the winter so I thought I would check out the rulings at the ICBC web site. Here’s what they had to say.
Did You Know?
Driving without winter tires will not void your insurance if you have a claim. It also won’t mean you’re automatically at-fault in a crash. However, if you get in a crash where winter tires could have helped, not having them may affect whether—or how much—you are at fault.