The weather is disgusting out

@ricki_911 (19319)
Toronto, Ontario
December 28, 2015 9:29pm CST
I was halfway through my shift tonight at work, and heard this noise. I looked out the window and it had snowed but also freezing rain. It was so bad, but when I left just before 9:30 the snow had come down more but the town had not plowed it. I drive a tiny car, and well not the best tires. People were speeding by, flashing lights, and driving like idiots. Well if I went over 40 km I would start sliding so I am curious how they could be doing 80 km without crapping their pants. I made it home, and wasn't overly timing wise bad.
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@1hopefulman (27588)
• Canada
29 Dec 15
They have good tires and 4 wheel traction. But they are still crazy. Your weather will be coming our way very shortly. it's going to be bad!
@ricki_911 (19319)
• Toronto, Ontario
29 Dec 15
I actually saw a few of these people in the trucks in the ditch down the road. It's still freezing rain here now. It was like that all night, then stopped for a little. It's now a mushy snow with freezing rain ontop.
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@1hopefulman (27588)
• Canada
29 Dec 15
@ricki_911 Yes, they think they are invincible and unstoppable but they are living a snow-dream.
@ricki_911 (19319)
• Toronto, Ontario
29 Dec 15
@1hopefulman Exactly! They figure since they have 4x4 and a big vehicle it will help them. But when ice is around it wont help.
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@sharon6345 (122073)
• United States
29 Dec 15
That is what it is doing right now. I hope and pray it's not going to be too bad. I need to go food shopping soon.
@ricki_911 (19319)
• Toronto, Ontario
29 Dec 15
It is still freezing rain here now. We don't have sidewalk or anything here, but my friend in the city said they had gone over them a few times with the machine and it is still slippery and wet.
@sharon6345 (122073)
• United States
29 Dec 15
@ricki_911 That is something you guys should be fighting for. Who does not need a side walk...
@ricki_911 (19319)
• Toronto, Ontario
29 Dec 15
@sharon6345 We are such a small town, and never had side walks. No point you can't walk anywhere unless you want a 4 hour long walk.
@kevin1877uk (36972)
29 Dec 15
Glad you made it home, how is your foot?
@ricki_911 (19319)
• Toronto, Ontario
29 Dec 15
It still hurts, and even this morning it had a little pain in it.
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@kevin1877uk (36972)
29 Dec 15
@ricki_911 Oh dear I'm am sorry to hear. Rest it and I hope it soon better.
@ricki_911 (19319)
• Toronto, Ontario
29 Dec 15
@kevin1877uk I have the next 2 days off work now so I will be relaxing for that. I was thinking maybe it may be my shoes. They are fairly new but it they wore wrong or something. I was reading that online so I may when the weather gets nice today, or tomorrow go buy new shoes.
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@celticeagle (117919)
• Boise, Idaho
29 Dec 15
At least you made it home okay. People are idiots around here. They all drive SUVs and trucks and think they can make it through. There had been several stories on the news about a truck or a SUV that didn't make it.
@ricki_911 (19319)
• Toronto, Ontario
29 Dec 15
We get that here as well. Last night I saw a couple trucks flashing their lights at me then plow by me only to see them in the ditch down the road.
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@celticeagle (117919)
• Boise, Idaho
29 Dec 15
@ricki_911 ...That's not good.
@marlina (72858)
• Canada
29 Dec 15
Glad that you made it safely home. Do you have winter tires?
@simone10 (21664)
• Louisville, Kentucky
29 Dec 15
I hate having to drive in ice and snow, especially ice. I'm glad that you made it home safely.
@ricki_911 (19319)
• Toronto, Ontario
29 Dec 15
Thank you. It can be very scary sometimes. But the fact they just fly by, and they expected me to pull over because I was in the way.
@Elizaby (3621)
• Pensacola, Florida
29 Dec 15
I don't understand why people drive crazy in bad weather, but you see it all the time.
@ricki_911 (19319)
• Toronto, Ontario
29 Dec 15
Exactly, whether they have good tires or not. I would not be driving that fast regardless. I found all the smaller cars were driving slow , but the SUV and trucks were flying by. I saw a few of them in the ditches down the road.