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Winter Tires in the Okanagan: Prepare Your Vehicle for Holiday Road Trips

Whether you are staying local or heading over any mountain passes this holiday season; being prepared with winter tires in the Okanagan matters. Not only for your safety and the safety of those around you; but also for legal requirements.

So …What Are the Legal Requirements of Winter Tires in BC?

The gov.bc.ca website explains what the legal requirements are for winter tires in BC, stating…

A legal winter tire (on a standard passenger vehicle or a four-wheel/all-wheel vehicle) MUST have at least 3.5 mm of tread depth and must be labelled with either of the following:

  • The letters “M” and “S”, the minimum legal requirement
  • The 3-peaked mountain/snowflake symbol (some manufacturers label with both the mountain snowflake and the M+S symbol)

Winter Tires in the Okanagan

Boyds Tire and Auto has been providing Winter Tires in the Okanagan for over 2-decades. Whether you have a large truck or a small economical vehicle, we can get you fitted with a tire that suites your driving style, budget and road safety needs.

We also provide tire storage for those who want a seamless changeover each season.

Our complete list of tire services include…

Additional Ways to Prepare for Upcoming Holiday Road Trips

Autotrader.com offers additional tips on ways to prepare for a holiday road trip. Some suggestions include…

  • Pre-set your navigation
  • Check your driver and safety assists
  • Look at the weather report
  • Keep an emergency kit in the car
  • Pack an extra charger for your cell phone
  • …and 7 more tips worth checking out here

New customer? Enjoy $50 off any service over $500*. Or take advantage of a FREE Alignment with any front-end work over $600 ($138 value!)**

Allow us to help you stay safe this holiday season with Winter Tires in the Okanagan, ensuring your tires meet the legal requirements for mountain driving.

We wish our community a very Merry Christmas, and look forward to seeing you in 2023!

**By appointment only. Not valid with other offers or discounts. Must present offer at time of service. Shop reserves all rights. Limited time offer.

*New Customers Only. One offer per customer.


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