Close call

Kneale Brownson kneale at
Sat Feb 18 19:31:58 EST 2006

Why on earth would you use cruise when it's slippery?  That's begging for

At 03:46 PM 2/18/2006 -0800, Doug Johnson wrote:
>This all reminds me of heading over to the east side of Washington state
>with a friend who, thankfully, was sleeping on our way to Thanksgiving
>With the cruise control on the 4kcsq set at 70 MPH and solid snow covering
>the ground, I notice that I'm approaching what appears to be a simple cloud
>of snow blowing across the road.  As I get nearer, the cloud's not moving,
>so I swerve into the other lane to avoid it.
>Low and behold, I missed a ........... SNOWPLOW by only a couple of feet.
>Needless to say, the friend knows nothing regarding why I swerved and woke
>her up..... 
>-----Original Message-----
>From: quattro-bounces at [mailto:quattro-bounces at] On
>Behalf Of John S. Lagnese
>Sent: Saturday, February 18, 2006 2:19 PM
>To: Dave Defferding; LL - NY
>Cc: quattro at; 200q20v at
>Subject: Re: Close call
>A Christmas tree at 50 would be bad.
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