Winter Storm Safety Advice from Hamilton Firefighters, Paramedics and Police

By RTH Staff
Published February 01, 2011

General Safety Information

With a major winter storm headed our way, Hamilton Firefighters and Paramedics have issued a news release calling on Hamiltonians to follow these important safety tips:

Police to Drivers: Take it Slow

Hamilton Police Service has issued a reminder to drivers to drive slowly and safely in the upcoming winter storm.

In a news release issued today, Hamilton Police offer the following winter driving tips (in addition to the usual standbys obey the speed limit, wear a seatbelt and don't drink and drive):

Finally, don't drive when you're too tired to pay close attention to rapidly-changing road conditions.

Beyond that, make sure your car is well maintained, your lights and horn work, your fluids are topped up and your vehicle is clear of snow and ice before driving.


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By hammy (anonymous) | Posted February 07, 2011 at 13:00:08

Ah, isn't this touching. The RTH rag is offering safety tips to our prof. police and fire depts. Is there anything you guys don't look out for??
Whats your thoughts on clean air and clean drinking water??

Comment edited by hammy on 2011-02-07 13:00:50

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By nobrainer (registered) | Posted February 07, 2011 at 13:58:06 in reply to Comment 59400

You have just got nothing useful to say, have you?

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