California Transportation Department - Caltrans District 8 asks
* * * “SNOW SNOW SNOW... Got Chains?” * * *
E T Russell___ Everyone planning on a fun weekend boarding, skiing, playing
with family and friends, should be prepared for Winter’s characteristics. Temps have dropped late evening to dawn in the
single digits, recently.
in the San Bernardino Mountains can change from one extreme to another within
minutes. When packing for a play-day. Check off warm sweaters, water-proof ski
wear, caps, scarfs and snow boots; be sure the tire chains are loaded into the
vehicle that is driving to the mountains.
the LAW! In SoCal all vehicles must carry tire-chains. When roads are snowy and icy, Caltrans District 8 tells all motorists,
chains are required on all vehicles except 4-Wheel-Drive vehicles with snowtires
on all 4 wheels.
residents of the mountain communities are proud of the awesome beauty that
travelers can view along the way, the beautiful roadside and nature’s pristine forests
are everyone’s responsibility to keep it for their pleasure, as well as other
visitors. The roadsides are not for trash! Keep candy and food wrappers inside
the car until you stop at any of the many businesses that provide trash and
recycle containers. The play areas and roadside parks are not for disposing of
broken sleds, debris, etc.
you aware that when driving in blowing snow or rain the driver must turn ‘ON’ headlights
when the windshield wipers are in operation?
mountain’s resorts, restaurants, recreation areas, special events, businesses
and residents, ask for your cooperation and respect for the unique opportunities
of the San Bernardino Mountains.
a fun trip and safe experience, please take a few minutes to view this video:
to the Winter Wonderland!