WINNIPEG — With a winter snowstorm expected to hit southern Manitoba on Christmas Day, roads will become dicey and visibility reduced.
A winter storm watch is in effect for Winnipeg and much of the southern portion of the province as the Colorado low roars in on Sunday. Snowfall amounts are expected to be between 15 to 30 centimetres. Areas in the southeast could see up to 40 centimetres.
A Steinbach tow truck driver wasn’t hurt when a motorist slammed into the back of his truck while he was pulled over on the side of the road attending a call.
Marty Rempel, a CAA Manitoba contractor with Steinbach Towing, was pulling a vehicle out of the ditch on Highway 216 Wednesday night when the accident happened a foot away. The vehicle was estimated to have been going 90 km/h and sprayed him with antifreeze and vehicle debris.
The federal government’s promise to legalize marijuana has some Canadian motorists worried about safety behind the wheel.
New numbers from the Canadian Automobile Association report nearly two-thirds, or 63 percent, of those surveyed feel roadways will become more dangerous once the Trudeau government lifts restrictions on the drug.