Date: July 16, 2019

Mainly cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Risk of a thunderstorm this afternoon. Wind southwest 20 km/h gusting to 40. High 29. Humidex 37. UV index 7 or high.

Temp
26.7C

Feels like 36C

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This page was reviewed or revised on Monday, February 6, 2017 3:42 PM

Snowmobiling is a fun, winter activity. Lambton County has 150 kilometres of trails to enjoy with thousands more across Ontario and more than 121,297 kilometres across Canada. Before you ride, be prepared and operate your vehicle safely to reduce the risks.

The risk of serious injury or fatality increases when riders are not wearing a helmet, speeding and/or drinking alcohol.

  • Head injuries are the leading cause of snowmobile-related injury and death.
  • Most injuries occur when riders strike a fixed object (i.e. fence, tree).
  • Drowning is the second leading cause of death.
  • Serious and fatal injuries are more common among males, especially 16-25 years old.

Understand the rules before you ride:

Know the laws before you ride:

Downloads:

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