Not here, unless you factor in the rain we had.

People think there's nothing to driving in a place like this, but when it 
hasn't rained for 3-4 weeks and then it does, the roads are like flippin' ice. 
I broke the back end of the 300D loose coming through a turn from a stop.  
Wheeeeee!

Dan

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> On Dec 1, 2016, at 12:22 PM, Curt Raymond via Mercedes 
> <mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:
> 
> Which reminds me, did anybody else notice that yesterday was a weird day for 
> driving? I observed a ton of bad behavior and 4 accidents, one of which ended 
> with a Towncar in the passing lane facing the wrong direction.The worst 
> behavior I noticed was all from young women...
> -Curt
> 
>      From: Meade Dillon via Mercedes <mercedes@okiebenz.com>
> To: Mercedes Discussion List <mercedes@okiebenz.com> 
> Cc: Meade Dillon <dillonm...@gmail.com>
> Sent: Thursday, December 1, 2016 8:15 AM
> Subject: Re: [MBZ] Another Convert?
> 
> I would actually prefer to enroll her in a driving course and improve that
> skill set.  May not happen anytime soon, but I'd be more comfortable in the
> long run with that solution.  I guess I'm the typical husband / male who
> thinks his spouse can't drive, yet I'm the one with the speeding tickets
> and the (few) fender-benders.
> 
> My wife spent many of her adult driving years in southern Italy, a place
> where (it used to be) that stop lights and the lines on the road were
> purely for decoration and few wore seat-belts (wearing a seat-belt, I was
> told, was a sign of fear in the wearer.  Child safety seat for the little
> ones?  What a waste of money!).  Under stress, such a driver may revert to
> those habits, passing on left or right, on the shoulder or over the line
> into oncoming traffic, whatever it takes to get from A to B in an
> emergency.  That works great in Italy or in a war zone, and probably in
> many other parts of the world (Panama comes to mind, I've had some very
> scary rides in taxicabs in Panama City), but in the U.S. of A., other
> drivers just are not prepared for that type of behavior and some tend to
> get violently angry when someone else "breaks the rules" and gets ahead of
> them or inconveniences them in any way.
> 
> 
> 
> -------------
> Max
> Charleston SC
> 
> On Thu, Dec 1, 2016 at 7:42 AM, Mitch Haley via Mercedes <
> mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:
> 
>> One word: 4Matic. (Well, I can powerslide my 1999 4Matic wagon, but I have
>> to
>> try. It takes a lot of wheelspin to annoy the 4Matic system to the point
>> that it
>> takes the throttle away from me)
>> 
>> Mitch.
>>> On November 30, 2016 at 9:38 PM Max Dillon via Mercedes
>>> <mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Too quick it turns out, put the car into a power slide and activated the
>> A


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