In England we’re used to our fair share of bad weather, but we never get the extremes that some of you guys do in other countries. We either get mildly hot or mildly cold. And let’s face it, it’s usually the latter.
Because of this, we’re not overly used to handling cars in snow and ice. In fact, that usually means no one moves when it starts snowing and the country all but shuts down. I know that in Canada, you guys just jump in your 4x4s and carry on like nothing’s happened. But as an Englishman, I am unable to do that.
Texas doesn’t get a lot of snow, so when temperatures suddenly dropped from the effect of the Bomb Cyclone a few months back, more than a few drivers were taken by surprise by the vastly different driving conditions. So lo and behold, accidents happen. Or in this case, the balletic spinning of SUVs.
What I want to know is if this was luck or pure skill. I suppose the skill was found in the fact that the driver didn’t panic, and that the surrounding drivers were looking at the road.