Did you know that putting true winter tires on your vehicle during the winter months qualifies you for a new discount on your auto insurance? Under new Ontario Auto Insurance provisions that come into effect January 1, 2016, your insurer will offer a discount if you seasonally mount 4 tires with the ‘mountain snowflake’ symbol:
This will not only save you premium dollars, but will also provide you with extra grip when road conditions are less than ideal. Please note that winter tires don’t remove the need for you to exercise extreme caution and to slow down to match the conditions, they just help you to make the best of a bad situation. Ideally, stay home and wait for the plows and road crews to get everything tidied up after storms before venturing out on the roads this winter.