miles/hour, and in an 80 km/hour zone, you should drive 50
miles/hour. Fuel in Canada is sold in litres. It takes 3.78 litres to
make a US gallon.
Celsius to Fahrenheit multiply by 9/5, then add 32; from Fahrenheit
to Celsius, subtract 32, then multiply remainder by 5/9.
for Northeastern BC.
Rating (GVWR) and the Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR).
Please be aware of the total permissible weight for your vehicle.
For further information: Insurance Corporation of BC (ICBC)
Tel: (250) 414-7900 www.icbc.com
Toll Free: 1-800-559-9688 (North America) 24 hrs/7 days a week
equipped with brakes on all wheels plus a break-away device
hooked to the trailer brake system. Three unit RV vehicle
combinations are prohibited on BC highways. Maximum width
for RVs is 2.6 metres (8'6"). Max. length for combination is 20
metres (65.6'). For additional information, contact ICBC
Toll Free: 1-800-950-1498
Open year-round, 7 am to 11 pm
Though verified at press time, if time is critical to your travel
plans, please call the U.S. Customs Office at (907) 474-0307,
the Alaska Highway U.S. Border Station at 907-774-2252
or the Canadian Customs Office at Beaver Creek, Yukon at
roads. Some stretches have little or no shoulder. A unique feature of
interior Alaska roads and highway are frost heaves; bumps and dips
caused by freezing and thawing of the ground below the road
surface. Exercise caution when approaching such terrain. Road
construction and maintenance happens in the summer, so be aware
that you may encounter some construction along the way. For an
up-to-date report on road conditions, call 907-456-7623.
and the lower 48, the Alaska Highway (#2) is a fully paved
modern highway with services about 50 miles apart. The
Richardson Highway (#4) is the home stretch of the Alaska
Highway leading north to Fairbanks. The Steese Highway (#6)
heads north out of Fairbanks and Anchorage, a 360 mile or
6-1/2 hour drive in the summer. The Elliott Highway (#2) heads
north from Fox to Livengood. The Dalton Highway (#11), also
known as the "Haul Road", closely follows the route of the
Trans-Alaska oil pipeline for which the road was constructed
and is one of America's great motoring adventures with
magnificent scenery. It is a narrow gravel service road with
substantial truck traffic. Services are available at the Yukon
River and Coldfoot. After Coldfoot, the next services are
is open to the public for 496 miles north of Fairbanks. Security
gates at Prudhoe Bay restrict access, though tours are available.
Best times to drive the highway are between May and mid
Toll Free: 1-888-785-2544 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Northern BC Tourism Association … Toll Free: 1-800-663-8843 or
Tourism Dawson Creek … Toll Free: 866-645-3022 or Email:
Central Mountain Air: Reservations 1-888-865-8585
Creek, Fort St John, Liard River, Muncho Lake, Fort Nelson, Watson
Lake, Whitehorse and much more.
Reservations: 1-800-661-8747 or www.greyhound.ca
Reservations 1-250-785-5515 or 1-800-879-2847
Driving Force: 9415 100th St, Fort St John
Reservations 1-250-787-0634 or 1-800-936-9353
National Car Rental: Toll Free 1-800-227-7368
Dawson Creek Airport 1-250-782-3940
Fort St John Airport 1-250-785-5590
Fort Nelson Airport 1-250-774-2678
Enterprise Rent-A-Car: Fort St John Airport 1-250-787-7655
more. Info & Reservations:
Toll Free: 1-888-BCFERRY … www.bcferries.com
Alaska Marine Ferries for service from Bellingham, Washington to
Skagway, Alaska and much more. Information and Reservations:
Toll Free: 1-800-642-0066 or www.alaska.gov/ferry.com