Beginning today, heavy snow is expected across Alberta that will continue until Sunday, bringing with it poor driving conditions and low visibility on highways.

Drivers should consider postponing non-essential travel.

Know before you go – check 511 Alberta for the latest real time road conditions.

Additional information:

  • Drivers should consider postponing non-essential travel.
  • Posted speed limits are the maximum intended for ideal summer conditions.
  • Snow can accumulate quickly and visibility will be reduced.
  • Drivers are encouraged to have winter or all-weather tires on their vehicles.
  • Drivers are reminded to activate headlights so that tail lights are visible to other drivers following behind.
  • Maintain a safe distance between vehicles.
  • All vehicles should have a winter emergency kit during the winter months.
  • Please give snowplows room to work – stay back at least 10 metres to prevent collisions.

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