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6000 Cypress Bowl Rd. West Vancouver, BC V0N 1G0

The Truth About the Deficiencies of All-Season Radial Tires

The truth about the deficiencies of All-Season Radial Tires—why you are required to have four winter tires with the Snowflake/Mountain Symbol and a minimum of 3.5 mm of tread on the Cypress Bowl Road.

Winter Tire Symbols required.

*Note the M/S symbol on all four tires with 3.5 mm of tread is also currently considered legal but these tires are not as effective as good tread Winter Tires with the Mountain/Snowflake symbol.

For more information about the Winter Tires and Chains law in BC, please visit the BC Government website.

For the safety of all road users, Winter or M+S rated tires are mandatory for vehicles on Cypress Bowl Road at all times from October 1st to March 31st.  Winter rated tires are strongly recommended during snowfall events. This regulation is by order of the BC Highways Ministry and is subject to enforcement by West Vancouver Police.

Must Use Winter Tires