1/27/2013 Twin Cities Winter Storm
What started out as rain quickly turned to heavy snow around the Twin Cites
metro area on Sunday afternoon. With this past week of sub-zero
temperatures, the falling rain quickly froze on the ground and making for a
very slick road surface before being covered up as the rain turned into
Footage shot around the metro area of the Twin Cities. See shot sheet for
locations for each clip.
Clip 01 In Minneapolis, MN driving north on Interstate 35W with the skyline
in the shot.
Clip 02 On Interstate 94 in Minneapolis, MN a SUV spins out and ends up
Clip 03 At Broadway and Interstate 94, A Toyota 4Runner spins out right in
front of the camera while trying to turn the corner.
Clip 04 - 09 Clips of a wreck on Interstate 494 in Bloomington, MN
Clip 10 - 17 Clips of Snow Plows trying to clear Interstate 35E in Dakota
Clip 18 Car spinning its wheels on Nicollet Avenue in Burnsville, MN.
Clip 19 Traffic and heavy snow POV shot on 494
Clip 20 POV shot of a State Trooper on the side of the road with a wrecked
car on 494 on the west side of town.
Clip 21 POV shot of a car spun out and a Trooper in Minneapolis, MN on
Clip 22 - 24 Vehicles trying to make it up a hill in Burnsville, MN on
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TRUCKS on a HILL - How an icy hill ruins a German trucker's day.........
It has been snowing for some weeks now and our town ran out of salt. So
most smaller roads are quite slippery. The one shown here is no exception,
most trucks spin out here. There are three ways of getting out of that. a)
reverse down the whole hill b) drive through the road on the left c) manage
to get your truck in the LIDL parking lot to the right, which is
narrow...and most trucks get stuck in the snowdrifts on the right side of
the entrance and the left side of the road.....the day before this was
recorded, a truck was stuck there for 30 minutes, but witness someone
easily breaking that record.....
Icy road sliding and spinouts compilation - 2012-2013 season coverage
A compilation of slides, spinouts and skids during feezing rain, snow, and
sleet during the 2012-2103 winter icy road season in the Midwest USA. Stay
safe on icy roads this winter by learning tips at http://icyroadsafety.com.
For more coverage and videos from this upcoming season, follow at
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(Copyright Dan Robinson)
Jeep Driving in the Snow Avoiding Stuck Cars
We had almost 9" of snow during morning rush hour on my way to work. Boy
was I glad I was driving my Jeep! My Jeep Wrangler Unlimited with 35"
Goodyear Duratrac tires did awesome in the snow. The first shot I tried
passing a line of cars in an empty lane but quickly discovered why they
were stopped. I had to bail over a few medians. Later a black SUV goes
around a stuck car and gets high-centered on a median. My Duratracs and
truetrac locker were amazing in the 9" of snow we got in 5 hours.
Ice storm insanity!
This is what happens to innocent drivers going to church on a Sunday
morning DURING FREEZING RAIN!
Seattle drivers! Dumb-dumbdumb-dumb DUMB!!!!
This happened in Bellevue's Woodridge neighborhood where this genius
thought that his truck was better than all the rest stuck at the bottom of
SE 26th St. Do you not see all the other cars stuck at the bottom,
Hill Snow Ice Chaos!
Normally the local council is pretty good at keeping this main road open
during bad weather. Failed this time.
The road was like this for a good 12 hours although this is a bus and major
Russian Truck Sliding on Snow - Insane Driver
Russian truck driver driving uphill and sliding truck on snow in free time.
Amazing Russian truck Kamaz driving skills sliding downhill with people
Sliding drift down during winter!
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Stupid car tries to run into my truck
Stupid car driver loses control in the ice and snow and slides right in
front of my tractor trailer while my student is driving.. US-93 or US-95 in
Arizona, I forget which it was
Truck, Snow, FAIL HD(truck wrecks in 4ft snow drift, loader barely pulls it out)
I am visiting friends in Maryland. Several others came to visit last night,
and we tried unsuccessfully to escort them home with the 4X4 truck. We
returned home at 3am, and then tried again this morning to just go in the
We slid out of the road down a bank and into a snowdrift that was
approximately 4ft deep. The nice thing was there was a giant front-end
loader clearing a path at King Farms, and the gentleman operating it
offered to pull us out. It took several attempts, but finally with truck
and loader working together. We managed to pull it free.
Then we had to shovel an area large enough for the long wheelbase truck to
turn around so we could return the way we came.
All in all, it was a fun experience. Plows came through later in the day,
and everyone was able to return home, after shovelling the 800 ft driveway.
12/7/2012 Bloomington, MN Slick Roads and drivers crashing on camera
The evening rush hour became the slush hour as lite snow fell across the
Twin Cities metro area of Minneapolis and Saint Paul, MN. This video was
mainly shot in the city of Bloomington, MN about a mile away from the Mall
of America on Old Shakopee Road as drivers found that the slushy wet snow
that was falling had turned the road into a slick mess of ice that made
driving on it very dangerous.
Total Run Time: 3:15
Clip 1 A white SUV wagon tries to take the corner but ends up hitting the
curb on the other side of the road.
Clip 2 A driver loses control after and slides across the road as another
car is driving towards him. The first car tries to speed up and you can
hear the engine rev up but all he ends up doing is smashing into a
telephone / street light post. The second car he was trying to avoid ends
up hitting the first car. All parties were ok but declined to talk to the
Clip 3 Traffic with snow on slick roads
Clip 4 Police arrive at the crash scene.
Clip 5 Shot of the traffic in the heavy snow coming towards the camera
Clip 6 White SUV almost spins out of control while trying to turn left onto
Old Shakopee Road.
Clip 7 Cars trying to make a turn but slide a little before being able to
Clip 8 Mini Van tries to make the turn but starts to slide towards the
camera before making the decision to not hit the cameraman or any other
Clip 9 Another Mini Van slides to a stop before hitting the cameraman or
other cars and was able to make the right turn.
Clip 10 Point of View tight shot of traffic on the interstate that was
Clip 11 - 13 Snow plows on the interstate
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Winter Driving Like A Pro
Follow Tim Shaw - the self-professed best driver ever - as he gets a
masterclass in winter driving from professional ice driver Andrew McKenna,
in the latest short film from elephant.co.uk's Secrets of Driving Like a
Watch what happens when Tim is confronted with taking a rather nice sports
car onto an international-sized ice rink at
Discover the significant role a balanced throttle plays , the recommended
distance from the vehicle in front, and what you definitely shouldn't be
looking at when driving on snowy and icy roads.