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Old 02-09-2011, 10:00 AM
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I agree with the "inexperience" angle. We are sooo insulated and "protected" these days that these so called safety devices have lulled everyone into a sense of false security. Driving up to my latest job yesterday I had pulled over on the highway to take a phone call. Noticed it was VERY slippery on this northern road but no big deal. (been doin this for 35 years+). Well, I finished my call, put her in drive and NOTHING. The truck simply would not move!. (2 wheel drive). Really had a laugh watching my poor "safety" devices try to figure out what to do LOL. Full throttle or minimal throttle...... no go . Had to slip into AWD auto to continue. I suppose turning off traction control would have also have worked but being that slippery 4x4 was probably the best option. Just a little "uncommon" sense people!
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