The problem is very simple. People get in an SUV and are thrilled with the
tremendous traction and control offered by 4 wheel drive. Unfortunately, 9 out
of 10 don't understand that all cars have 4 wheel "stop", and therefore, their
heavy SUV will spin out, slide and generally handle just like the Caprice or
Toyota they used to drive.
Fred Thomas wrote:
> My neighbor is a county cop in the accident invest. div., the little snow and
> ice we had last week his unit investigated 18 accidents, 15 of the 18 involved
> SUV's, his explanation "They think they can cause no harm and they can handle
> any weather or driving conditions. What if LBC drivers took that attitude.