What I did over Christmas

james accordino ssgacc at yahoo.com
Tue Dec 31 16:02:02 EST 2002

You are correct in all forms.  I just went through
this a few weeks ago.  My best bet was to just stay in
the left lane; screw the slush and stay away from cars
in general.  If I'm not near them, they can't crash
into me.


--- Robert Myers <robert at s-cars.org> wrote:
> Hi Y'all,
> The better half and I drove to DC Christmas morning.
>  Left in a light rain
> with a few flakes of snow.  These conditions lasted
> about half of the 330
> mile trip.  Then the Sh..., uh, stuff hit the fan.
> Driving conditions
> deteriorated in a major way.   Two tire tracks
> defined the right hand lane
> of I-81 and I-66.  The left hand lane was anywhere
> from 1 inch to 4 inches
> of slush.  Of course, traffic was putting along at
> about 25-30 mph in the
> two tracks.  Although it required intense
> concentration I was cruising at
> about 60 most of the way.  Ain't quattros wonderful!
>  I think I prefer
> driving in slush to driving on glare ice but only by
> a small margin.
> We passed at least 13 cars/trucks/jeeps distributed
> on various shoulders,
> several of them were not with their shiny sides up.
> It was something of a
> zoo.
> During this drive I figured something out.  It
> appears that many if not
> most drivers are instant hazards.  Just add water in
> any form.
> Bob
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