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South Surrey Tire Sales: ‘Tis the Season to Be Mountain Pass Ready!

Are you ready for your mountain pass travels? As of October 1st, every vehicle that chooses to drive over our BC mountain passes is required to have winter tires – or the equivalent M&S tires, and our South Surrey Tire Sales can help with that!

Ensure Your Vehicle is Mountain Pass Ready

As mentioned on the BC Government website

Winter tires or chains are required on most routes in British Columbia from October 1 to April 30. For select highways not located through mountain passes and/or high snowfall areas, tire and chain requirements end March 31. 

Not only is this a requirement set out by the ‘powers that be’; it is also an important safety measure to take to ensure your vehicle is able to manage the variable road conditions and colder temperatures ahead.

We can fully understand that this extended summer weather might have lulled people into forgetting about the mountain pass winter tire rules, but we are here to encourage our community to plan ahead for their tire installations.

Tire Tread & Safety

As mentioned, regarding the impact of your tire tread, on our blog post Surrey Tire & Wheel Service

The tread on your tires will determine your traction and braking. Large tires with a deep tread has a look that many vehicle owners enjoy; especially when used for off-roading or driving through mud, snow, sand etc. But as with the size of your tires, the tread also determines how loud and rough your ride might feel. So keep that in mind too.

We are here to ensure you have the right tires for your lifestyle and daily commute, and can help you secure winter tires before the seasonal rush.

South Surrey Tire Sales

Beyond tread, we also discuss the importance of tires and your safety on our tire service page

Tires are what’s between you, your car, and the roadway. Rain, snow, black-ice, sand, mud and gravel will test your tires (and your safety) – and it is important to be aware of commodity tires and inexperienced installers. CJ Auto Repairs will ask you questions about your needs and your driving style and will help you get the best tires at the best price to match with your requirements.

If you are seeking tires in South Surrey, contact us for a no-obligation estimate at (604) 531-5282 or Book an Appointment to secure our service at your convenience!

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