BOSTON ( MainStreet) -- Despite holiday songs' claims to the contrary, dashing through the snow is exactly what most drivers want to avoid as winter weather approaches.American roads crammed with cars sporting the same all-weather tires they took on summer vacation and filled with folks who expend the same amount of effort cleaning snow off their cars as they do wiping fog off the bathroom mirror after a shower can be treacherous once snow or ice enters the mix. Of the 6.3 million accidents the Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says occur on U.S. roads each year, more than 1.5 million are weather related.
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