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Old 12-06-2012, 06:00 PM
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Originally Posted by bluskye View Post
Snow tires dont work on ice sheets either ... just sayin
Ice is no man's land. A number of years ago, I was in my parents AWD Jeep Cherokee with A/S tires on black ice, residential flat street intersecting with a main street (in Colorado - Christmas week) went sliding thankfully in a forward not sideward motion. Most frightening day in the driver's seat I've ever had. When I learned to drive in Colorado it was exclusively with an MT. Black Ice, AT transmission, A/S tires - No thank you. I guess these days with DS mode, an AT could be better on ice and snow, but bottom line, when it's glare ice, there's not much you can safely do except stay home.

Disclaimer: This was posted after I drove home from work today with my top down, 68F, Christmas Music blasting.

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