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Safety First When You Hit The Road This Winter

TORONTO ― The Ontario government is expanding the 511 app to include new winter driving features that will provide drivers and the trucking industry with additional information to support safer route planning when travelling on provincial highways.

"Driving during the winter months can be a challenge in every part of the province, and our government remains committed to keeping Ontario's roads and highways safe," said Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Transportation. "That's why we are enhancing the Ontario 511 app with winter safety features that will provide drivers with even more information so they navigate the best route."

The Ontario 511 app is now available to all drivers and includes these additional features:

  • Track My Plow which will allow drivers to track the location of snowplows and salt trucks on provincial highways in Ontario

  • Information on winter road conditions so drivers can see which roads are bare or covered with snow

  • Weather warnings from Environment Canada to alert drivers of upcoming storms

  • Up-to-date information on rest areas across the province

Read the whole update HERE

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