Since I'm 5sp I use my gears as much as I can to control my speed. The roads in Calgary have been covered in black ice now for weeks, too cold for salt to be effective for now.JRD said:Hey I've been driving in the snow and Ice for years now in the Mountains of Washington State, but I thought it might be interesting to hear what tips you all have for better driving in the snow and ice, both for commuting and for fun!
I give people dirty looks who don't leave a lot of space behind me at lights. Driving on icy roads is a lot like driving a race car, go into a corner to fast and you spin out and if you don't apply a bit of gas coming out of the corner, you spin out. On the first slick day of the year I go out and play in a slippery parking lot to get back in practice.