Apply now for the Gloria Archer Legacy Bursaries.  Click here to learn more   


Car Insurance, Recreational Vehicle Insurance ● Oct 30, 2023

Essential Snowmobile Safety Tips for Canada

Essential Snowmobile Safety Tips for Canada

Canada's vast winter landscapes make it a snowmobiler's paradise, but safety is paramount for a thrilling and secure adventure. We'll provide you with key snowmobile safety tips to ensure your winter ride is enjoyable and safe.

  1. Know the Laws: Understand local regulations for age, licensing, trail permits and minimum insurance requirements - Your insurance broker can help you with insurance requirements in your province

  2. Take a Safety Course: Enroll in a snowmobile safety course to learn riding techniques and safety measures.

  3. Gear Up: Wear proper gear, including an approved helmet such as a DOT, ECE or SNELL approved design, waterproof clothing, gloves, and boots.

  4. Pre-Ride Inspection: Regularly maintain your snowmobile, check for mechanical issues, and carry essential tools.

  5. Stick to Marked Trails: For safety, stay on maintained trails rather than venturing off-trail.

  6. Avalanche Safety: If in avalanche-prone areas, carry safety equipment and take an avalanche course.

  7. Group Riding: Ride with friends for added safety and establish communication and regrouping plans.

  8. Weather Awareness: Check the weather forecast before your ride and carry emergency gear.

  9. Avoid Alcohol and Drugs: Stay sober to maintain focus and reaction time.

  10. Respect Wildlife and Environment: Stay on marked trails, keep your distance from wildlife, and pack out all trash.


Enjoy Canada's winter wonderland on a snowmobile while prioritizing safety. These tips will help you have a thrilling and secure adventure while respecting the environment.

Recent Posts

Protect Yourself: A Guide to Dealing with Identity Theft
Preventing Sewer Backups: Essential Tips for Homeowners and Tenants
Unveiling Insurance Fraud: Understanding Padding Claims and Fabricating Loss Scenarios

Have a question? We'll reach out.

If you're looking to learn more about what we offer, we'll email or call you to answer any questions you may have. Our team is flexible, approachable, and ready to make the process as easy as possible.

Or if you prefer...

Book an Appointment