AMHERST – RCMP in Nova Scotia are asking motorists to take extra precaution on the highways during winter weather expected overnight and on the weekend.
With winter weather driving conditions expected, RCMP would like to remind motorists of the challenges that slippery conditions can create for all types of vehicles.
To prevent incidents from occurring, RCMP are reminding road users to monitor local weather reports for changing conditions, avoid any unnecessary travel and listen for advisories or road condition updates.
Always make sure an emergency kit is prepared and in your vehicle, ensure cell phones are charged and ready for use in the event of an emergency, adjust your driving conditions according to the weather and road conditions, allow extra tme to arrive at your destination and maintain a safe distance between your vehicle and those in front of you.
Also, ensure other motorists can see you. Turn on your vehicle's headlights.