Once again, today local radio was wittering on about why we have so many accidents when there is a cm or two of snow or a spot of ice.
a common theme was 'Why don't they have these problems in Scandinavia?'
I would speculate there are at least three reaons for this.
1. Scandinavia is more geared up for dealing with Ice and Snow (they have more of it)
2. Drivers there are more skilled at dealing with this hazard.
3. To have the Scandinavian infra-structure to deal with these hazards would not be cost effective in view that it would only be in use for a couple of weeks a year, maybe?