October 6, 2015
ICBC is warning drivers travelling this Thanksgiving long weekend to be prepared for seasonal changes that could affect road conditions. Rain, fog and icy roads are just some of the challenging conditions drivers can expect on B.C. roads.
On average, three people are killed and 520 people injured in 1,800 crashes in B.C. over the Thanksgiving long weekend.*
Here are ICBC’s key tips to help drivers stay safe this long weekend:
*Crash and injury counts based on ICBC data (2009 to 2013); fatalities based on police data (2009 to 2013). Thanksgiving long weekend is calculated from 6 p.m. the Friday prior to the holiday to midnight Monday.
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