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post #37 of (permalink) Old 3rd February 2009
chris m
Let's be carefull out there
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I drove in at 5 am yesterday, through the worst of it and again today, and did not have one scary moment although I saw plenty of fools sliding around. One guy burned me of at the lights until his back end overtook him.

When I got to work, none of the side roads had been gritted so I took the union stewards out to assess things.

1. Find a nice snowy / icy empty road

2. Get up to 20mph in a straight line

3. Brake hard

4. Laugh as we sailed on

Then tried a few tight corners and inclines / hills.

Same result lots of safe, controlled sliding, no damage to car or other people / property and I grounded the fleet for another day (I really don't need 20 tonne trucks going through peoples houses).
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