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People not ready for winter driving should take the bus

So, here we are again. Two inches of snow in the foothills and traffic grinds to a stop. Some lady had the audacity to write the paper and blame everyone under the sun, except herself, for being unprepared for winter travel in the mountains.

When you drive in the mountains, carry chains, period. This applies to all four-wheel drive owners, as well. If your car is two- wheel drive, you put your chains on when the road turns white. You don’t wait for the CHP to tell you to or until you get stuck or hit something.

How selfish of these ignorant people to slide around in their unchained vehicles, endanger everyone, become hopelessly mired and block the road. Their abandoned vehicles hamper snow removal and impede safe travel for the rest of us.

All of those people who had their cars impounded deserved it. People who are unwilling or unable to take responsibility for themselves and prepare their vehicles for winter conditions, should be riding the bus.

Brian J. Meyers

Goodyears Bar

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