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Photos: Top ten cars whose drivers can be jerks on icy roads

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Big photos below.
Last year, we shared our list of the ten scariest out-of-state license plates to see in a storm. But plates aren't the only warnings of roadway dangers when the conditions are snowy, icy or, in the case of this morning, seemingly fine for the most part, but deceptively slick in spots. Over the years, I've noticed that terrible drivers tend to gravitate to certain kinds of cars. Of course, that doesn't mean every person who owns one of the rides listed here is dangerous -- but I definitely watch out for the following makes and models. Here's my very subjective top ten.

Number 10: Yukon Denali

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In my experience, the jerkiness of Yukon Denali drivers hasn't always been conscious. Rather, distraction is more often the issue. Imagine a harried mom so busy trying to hand juice boxes over the seat to a gaggle of kids that she's hardly watching the road. Then imagine she's behind the wheel of a vehicle the size of a small building and the asphalt seems to have been greased. Now you've got the idea....

Number 9: Ford Ranger

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When the weather turns bad, too many Ranger owners take advantage of the opportunity to blow past smaller, slower cars. Problem is, the lack of weight over the rear axle when the truck bed is empty makes them (and lots of other passenger trucks) prone to fishtailing and spinning -- which is what happened to me on a snowy New Year's Eve a while back, when a Ranger did a 180 directly in front of me on 6th Avenue. Additional factor: The driver may have been getting a hand job at the time.

Continue to keep counting down our list of the top ten cars whose drivers can be jerks on icy roads.



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Steve Holmberg
Steve Holmberg

Quality snow tires on our Hyundai Sonata and we run circles around all the SUV crowd!

Jacki Dilg
Jacki Dilg

Being an old owner of big SUV One thing much SUV owner forget the bigger you are the harder you fall So let them pass and wish them a good day \U0001f62c

Nevada Lee Furrow
Nevada Lee Furrow

The ice burners ... People who think the faster their tires go the faster they go... Lol

Lee Grillo
Lee Grillo

People don't understand- 4x4s have an advantage on snow with better traction- on ice, everyone is equal. Slow down on ice!! (Jeep Wrangler driver here)

Kirk Lewis
Kirk Lewis

Subaru drivers are the worst. No matter the conditions.

Rebecca Whitmore
Rebecca Whitmore

Subarus they always drive like ass holes any whether they speed all the time

John Pinnick
John Pinnick

Front wheel drive with bald tires are the worst out there. Think they can make the trip up 70 in winter conditions. If you aren't 4 wheel drive, stay at home.

Stephanie Ellis
Stephanie Ellis

Lexus drivers...except they're always horrible at driving whether it's snowing or not

Judy Kirkham-Beville
Judy Kirkham-Beville

Subaru...I give those folks a wide berth. Most SUVs because their drivers think they are indestuctible.

Mary Maybee
Mary Maybee

Westword: check out the words you choose: worst, atrocious. Kind of depressing, don't ya think?

Daniel J. King IV
Daniel J. King IV

No Stevie Douche, you need to GO BACK to Sucking Your Boyfriend's Cock, as Louisiana has always been full of Obama #PlantationNegro Democraps !

Steven Dryver
Steven Dryver

Louisiana: highest insurance premiums (due to possible the worst drivers) in the country. Montana: highest death rate attributed to drunken driving. Danny Butt Boy, you are -- as always -- full of equine excrement.

Steven Dryver
Steven Dryver

Yet, stupid/ignorant/douchey assholes happened to be attracted to certain makes and models. There's no denying painful reality.

Joshua Isaiah Gelo
Joshua Isaiah Gelo

You may have a 4x4 but your brakes are jus regular ol brakes. Dumb ass.

John C. Victor
John C. Victor

it is not really a type of car but usually the driver that texts and sips on their coffee with all their kids in the back of the car

Bret Shugrue
Bret Shugrue

Natives are too busy texting in the left lane to even notice that it snowed.

David McDaniel
David McDaniel

Oh and the Tundras rocked. I ran two of them with a Ford 350. Ran like a mad ape through ski resorts and passes.

Haven Holmes
Haven Holmes

It's not a problem. I'll be roadkill and you can have a free super.

Rodger Mathena
Rodger Mathena

Omg smh! Everyone on here that are blaming certain vehicle's are RETARDED! Its the idiot driving! Its the fact that there are a bunch of stupid people everywhere!

Rodger Mathena
Rodger Mathena

You need to hurry the fuck up and get the fuck out of the way! Before you get smeared all down the road! Lol

Rodger Mathena
Rodger Mathena

i have a jeep and i drive good! Its only because I take pride in my good driving ability! I never cut people off, always use my blinker, and try to stay away from others! I treat people how i want to be treated! You cant judge drivers on what kind of vehicle they drive! Its the driver behind the wheel thats to blame!

Amelia Ebert
Amelia Ebert

4x4s have a lot more traction than ur front wheel drive cars. People with out 4x4 don't seem to understand that. The worst winter drivers are front rangers. Every year they drive their bald tire having cars to to the mountains and get stuck. They think they can drive in snow because it snowed 5 times in Denver and they made it to work. In the mountains the roads are steeper and it snows a lot more. Every year I 70 will shut down multiple times due to unskilled and unprepared drivers. Almost all of these drivers have instate plates. Shut up front range natives, a lot of us transplanted mountain residents have way more winter driving skills than u. It is better to have 4x4 or all wheel drive in snow, its part of being prepared. Don't come to the mountain if u don't even have good tires. U should have snow tires at least if ur gonna come up here.

Rodger Mathena
Rodger Mathena

Umm i have a jeep and i drive good! Its only because I take pride in my good driving ability! I never cut people off, always use my blinker, and try to stay away from others! You cant judge drivers on what kind of vehicle they drive! Its the driver behind the wheel thats to blame!

Rodger Mathena
Rodger Mathena

All kinds of cars! Lil sedans that go way to slow or get stuck, suvs and trucks cuz people think they can still drive like its on dry pavement! Its just retarded people who dont give a crap about anyone else and are in their own lil world while driving!

Kris Herzberger Potter
Kris Herzberger Potter

I have heard that Jeep drivers are the worst! And I have seen that drivers of four wheel drive trucks with the huge tires seem to think they are impervious to the laws of physics. Good thing they have them fancy roll bars!

Esther Serrano
Esther Serrano

Small sedans drive too fast, in & out of lanes. Cut people off

Brad Porterfield
Brad Porterfield

The automobiles are not the issue but the operators of the vehicles.

Haven Holmes
Haven Holmes

Me. Don't mess with the pedestrian, I got the right of way bitches!

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