Manitoba Infrastructure reminds motorists that snow-clearing equipment will be on highways if and when adverse weather conditions develop.
With a special weather statement having been issued for areas of the province, drivers are reminded all maintenance equipment uses flashing blue warning lights and motorists should stay well back of the equipment. Slow down when passing approaching snowplows and do not attempt to pass a plow in operation from behind.
Whether on a highway or in a community, the posted speed limit is intended for ideal road and weather conditions. In bad weather or on slippery highways, motorists are requested to slow down and drive according to the conditions.
For the most recent information on road conditions or highway safety, visit www.manitoba511.ca, call 511 or follow the Twitter account for road closures at www.twitter.com/MBGovRoads. A Manitoba 511 app is now available for download from the Manitoba Residents Portal at http://residents.gov.mb.ca/apps/511.html.