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    Who has been absolutely bricking it today?

    Got to be honest peeps, as I was leaving work today at 5.30pm I could see a few drivers in complete distress due to the current conditions. I got in my car shortly after, and began trying to make my way out of Birmingham City Centre to make the 13 mile trip home.... I have got to say I was absolutely bricking it as my car would occassionally lose it's traction. I thought I was going to end up pranging my car!!.... Not a good look......

    Keeping the car as straight as possible and the revs as low as possible I found it impossible to drive on a lot of the roads that hadn't been gritted. When feathering the brakes I constantly felt the ABS kicking in and then the car would momentarily slide...


    Who else had to drive in the snow today, worried that disaster was just around the next corner??....
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    i just left the car at home, couldnt even get off the back car park- one way and up hill + "tabletops" everywhere(no grip what so ever on these things) b4 i can get to a main road.

    just walked in......
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    Well judging by the weather outside, and what has also been forecasted for tonight and tomorrow.... I think a day on public transport beckons.....
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    To be fair the drive from Sutton Coldfield to Walsall was totally fine for me.

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    And no doubt the roads in your direction melted just for you Keithy....

    Like Michael Jackson's Billie Jean where the floor lights up where he walks...
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    he he. Well they where fine for me as every one was doing 5 mph so did not have chance to slip slide away lol

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    almost planted my car into a block of flats earlier is it me or are astras crap in the snow

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    just took 25 mins to do a 10 min trip home from work. i think astras arent very good in the snow because i had feck all grip even at low speeds i nearly got hit by a corsa coming out of my road coz they pulled out and slid right infront of me!

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    there running out of grit which is very bad as they think this will last like 2 or 3 weeks... loads of schools r getting closed as theres ni grit to make the schools safe..

    england cant handle any sort of real weather... lol oo its 2 hot down south get hose pipe bans. oo its raining places flood.. oo 3cms of snow the whole of the uk stops...

    god bless england lol...

    its really bad tho im worried that you cant see kurbs in most places... or speed bumps
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    I was just out driving, getting crazy of everyone driving 40 km/h in the 80 km/zone!

    ..Astra bad on the snow? I made a 180 degree turn up a steep hill (where i live) today with about and inch of ice under the loose snow, no problems at all
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