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QUIZ: Are you ready for winter travel?

During snowy and icy conditions, getting around can have unique challenges
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Alexis Campbell of Yellowknife drives a sled at the 2023 Deh Gah Sprint Sled Dog Races. Campbell placed second in the six-dog class at the Fort Providence race. (Photo courtesy of Thorsten Gohl)

After a mild start to the winter, a recent heavy snowfall, followed by cold weather, has helped to remind Canadians that winter is here.

During this time of year, transportation has its own set of challenges as a result of the cold temperatures and snowy winter conditions.

Extra caution is recommended at this time of year. After all, no one wants to be unexpectedly walking in a winter wonderland.

Are you ready for winter transportation conditions? Put your knowledge to the test with these 10 questions.

Good luck.

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John Arendt

About the Author: John Arendt

John Arendt has worked as a journalist for more than 30 years. He has a Bachelor of Applied Arts in Journalism degree from Ryerson Polytechnical Institute.
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