In fairness, automobile accidents happen and they can happen to the safest of drivers. With all the recent snow and ice, accidents are on the rise again but many could be avoided by understanding that ice and snow necessitate slowing down and maintaining a safe distance.

Here’s some drivers that had to learn the hard way.

Wisconsin drivers (over 50 cars) learning that highways and ice don’t mix:

Seattle drivers learning how ice works:

This one could have been horrible but thanks to some fast reflexes, this young lady avoids getting hit after jumping out of her own vehicle:

We have no idea what this driver was thinking, but thankfully, it doesn’t result in an accident:

Another Seattle mishap. This bus takes out a telephone pole:

If you find yourself involved in a multi-car pileup, law enforcement officials advise to remain in your car and keep your seat-belt fastened.

Encourage others to use common sense and slow down when there’s snow and ice on the road. Clearly, the rules all change when it comes to winter driving.

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