What I did over Christmas
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
--- 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
> During this drive I figured something out. It
> appears that many if not
> most drivers are instant hazards. Just add water in
> any form.
> Robert L. Myers 304-574-2372
> Rt. 4, Box 57, Fayetteville, WV 25840 USA WV
> tag Q SHIP
> '95 urS6 Cashmere Grey - der Wunderwagen ICQ
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