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I agree that snow-blocked driveways are dangerous for any number of reasons. Last season, I purchased a snow thrower and it has helped quite a bit, although operating it is something of a health hazard itself. The machines weigh enough that operation entails some rather strenuous activity. Way better than using a shovel, but nonetheless.

To further several Other Voices on snow plow removal operators who block driveways in their great efforts to clear roads, may I suggest signs or other signal posts that would alert the operators to move snow to the opposite side of the road, if possible, so they would not block driveways.

On my street there is a section where there is plenty of room to pile snow opposite of four driveways. Between all four homes, we must spend at least three hours with the snow throwers every time the snow plow make a pass. I know this is not the complete answer to every situation, but it could be a start.



John Young

Nevada City


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