FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – ICBC is reminding everyone to stay focused on the roads while travelling this Thanksgiving long weekend.
In 2015, 2 people were killed and 600 people were hurt in 2,100 crashes in BC. ICBC is also reminding everyone about leaving the phone alone, and also not getting distracted by the beautiful fall colours in BC.
They also want you to make sure that you check if you need winter tires on certain routes. From October 1st to March 31st, drivers are required to use winter tires on some BC highways.
Last year, 22 people were injured in 150 crashes in North Central B.C. over the Thanksgiving long weekend
Thanksgiving weekend crashes are calculated from 6:00 pm on the Friday to midnight Monday.