Safer Winter Highways
600 Plows + Careful Driving = Safer Winter Highways
|Winter means snow and ice. When winter hits, it's the job of snowplow operators to keep our provincial highways clear and open to traffic. They're committed to maintaining safe winter driving conditions, but they can't do it alone. Drivers have a role to play, too, if incidents are to be avoided.
This year, the Alberta government and the Alberta Roadbuilders and Heavy Construction Association are co-sponsoring a multimedia campaign to drive this message home.
For more information, check out:
Technology improves winter safety (pdf 1 MB)
Winter driving tips for Alberta motorists (pdf 760K)
Information about Winter Tires (pdf 436KB)
Highway maintenance contractors list (pdf 83K)
Contract Maintenance Area Map (pdf 2.6MB)
A Day in the Life of a Snowplow Operator (pdf 61K)
Grade 2 Student Activity Booklet (pdf 4MB)
Grade 2 Teacher's Guide (pdf 362K)
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