When you think about the phrase “oh, the weather outside is frightful…” you may think about picturesque visions of snow during the holiday season. No way you think about a snow and ice storm during the last week of February. Nevertheless, here we are, enduring yet another bout with icy conditions. In fact, more than six inches of snow is expected in the region
In our last post, we highlighted some helpful tips for those who may encounter black ice; thin, virtually invisible sheets of ice that form when snow melts and then refreezes on streets and highways. Since ice is so much more unforgiving than snow, it is imperative that drivers be especially vigilant on the roads (if they go on them at all.) Not only is there a practical reason to be careful, there are legal reasons as well.