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Old 11-10-2013, 11:37 PM   #510
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Originally Posted by JC19 View Post
Just a friendly PSA of all of us - it's against AK law to have snow sitting on flat surfaces of your car while driving, because of the chance it may fly off and blind other drivers.
It may be against the law but it is rarely if ever enforced. I wish it was as I have seen countless times when semi-trailers, snow machine trailers and RVs are grossly overweight from buildup.

Depending on how wet the snow is, it can weigh 25-35 lbs per sq. ft. Now imagine a 20'x8' snow machine trailer with a foot of snow on it. That, on the low side equates to an extra, likely not factored in, 4000 lbs of weight.
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