Letter of the Day (Jan. 31): Stuck cars

  • Updated: January 30, 2013 - 7:34 PM

The view from the salt truck reveals some odd behavior.

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File photo: St.Paul city truck salted along Grand Ave. near Snelling Ave. during afternoon rush hour.

Photo: David Brewster, Star Tribune

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Be safe and test the conditions of the road you're driving on.

On Tuesday, in my job driving a truck for the city of Minneapolis, I treated city streets with a mixture of salt and sand. One of the streets on my route has four hill streets on it, and on Tuesday there were cars stuck on every one of them.

I put sand around each vehicle, and they were on their way. What puzzled me was that cars were still trying to come up the hills after seeing the others stuck.

RON BOHAN, ANOKA

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