Atlanta got hit with a bit of snow and ice the other day, made the roads impassable for most motorist. It was a featured story on most of the major news channels and websites.
Here in Denver, it's something we contend with on a fairly regular basis from mid-October to late April, sometimes even in May.
That being said, we still get a number of drivers who get caught by surprise, as if we're living on the equator and the snowfall and ice build-up is not only a curve-ball, but one thrown with high heat.
There were 6 or 7 fender benders along I-25 as I drove into work. All of them were cars that rear-ended other cars, driving far to fast and following much to close to allow for safe braking.
The owners of auto body repair shops probably love those people.