Automotive Information and Services

CAA Service
The Canadian Automobile Association (CAA) is affiliated with several international automobile clubs, including the American Automobile Association (AAA). Members are entitled to reciprocal benefits. For information, please contact the CAA in Toronto at (416) 222-5222 or 1-800-222-4357.

Barrie CAA Location
70 Barrie View Drive
Barrie, Ontario
Tel: (705) 726-1803

For 24 hour emergency road service, call 1-800-268-3750 (throughout Ontario).

Highway Road Conditions
Information on highway conditions (winter) and construction (summer) in the province of Ontario is available all year from the Ministry of Transportation regional offices; the 24 hour toll-free number is 1-800-268-4686.

Automobile Rentals
Automobile rentals are available at our international airports and in many of our towns & cities. The minimum age varies from 21 to 25, and most companies require a credit card for rentals.

Trailer Size Limits
The trailer size limits for Ontario highways are as follows:
Maximum length: 14.65 m (48 feet)
Maximum height: 4.15 m (13.6 feet)
Maximum width: 2.6 m (8.5 feet)

Maximum Length: Car and trailer: 23 m (75.5 feet); Semi-trailer (14.65 m (48 feet); Trailer 12.5 m (39) feet

Cottage Traffic App
Download the CTV News Cottage Traffic app. Hands free audio alerts, inform you of back-ups and accidents up to 20 km ahead.

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