Winter Driving Tips
1. Get your vehicle ready for winter in the fall.
2. Install four matching winter tires.
3. Pack an emergency kit.
4. Learn and practice winter driving techniques before you need them.
5. Plan your trip, check road and weather conditions.
6. Remove all snow from your vehicle before each trip.
7. Give yourself extra travel time in bad weather.
8. Avoid using cruise control on slippery roads.
9. Travel with a fully charged cell phone.
10. SLOW DOWN and WEAR your seatbelt.
Prevention is better than recovery.
Winter driving can be risky, so be prepared!
For more winter driving tips, please visit the Transport Canada Website at www.tc.gc.ca.
The Town of Westlock places high value on the safety and security of its residents and visitors. In this effort the Town employs Community Peace Officers to handle a variety of situations and concerns that arise. Community Peace Officers are responsible for enforcing bylaws, investigating complaints, and patrolling the community. The Community Peace Officers are provincially appointed through the Alberta Solicitor General.
The best way to file a complaint or inform the Westlock Municipal Enforcement Services about any issues is to fill out our online report
. A Peace Officer will response to an online complaint within 48 hours.
Emergency situations in which any human could be harmed by an animal, such as:
- an animal is wandering in traffic; or
- a vicious animal is at large
immediately contact the Westlock Municipal Enforcement Services (780-350-2107).
If you are unable to contact Westlock Municipal Enforcement Services, please contact the Westlock RCMP (780-349-4492). An animal at large does not constitute an emergency. Any dog found after hours can be taken to the Westlock Veterinary Centre (780-349-3663).
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