Safe Driving

Check the weather forecast and highway conditions before you start out on the road or the water.

Manitoba Highway Conditions
Get the latest information on road conditions on Manitoba highways.  You can also call 511 toll free or follow @MBGovRoads on Twitter for information.

Weather Forecasts
Up to date Environment Canada weather forecasts for Manitoba.

U.S. Road Conditions
Going to the United States?  Check out your travel route on this website.

Seat Belts
Reduce vehicle related injuries and fatalities by buckling up.

Child Car Seats
Provincial law requires placing children in the appropriate car seat until they are at least 145 cm (4'9"), 36 kg (80 lb.) or nine years old.

Booster Seats
Older children must use a booster seat when travelling in motor vehicles.

Don’t Drink and Drive
Think twice about getting behind the wheel after a few drinks at a picnic or barbeque.  Make sure you have a designated driver.

Off-Road Vehicles
Have fun, but drive safely.

Distracted Driving
It’s illegal to use any handheld electronic device while driving in Manitoba. Drivers caught using their cell phone, iPod or other hand-held devices will receive two demerits plus a monetary fine.

More information about driving in Manitoba
Whether you are planning a weekend getaway or are new to Manitoba here is some current information on driving in Manitoba. This information includes information on mandatary seatbelt use to driving in construction zones.

Heading out onto the water?  Check Transport Canada’s web site on boating safety and also check Environment Canada’s marine weather forecast