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Number 8: Mini Cooper Minis are so light compared to other vehicles that when the pavement's coated with ice, they sometimes seem to be alternately skipping or bouncing down the highway. Personally, I'd prefer cars around me to actually stay in contact with the roadway. But that's just me. Number 7: Volvo S60 This one's a bit counter-intuitive, but bear with me. Volvos are often purchased by very conservative drivers because they're justly renowned for their safety in accidents. But I've noticed that some owners of S60s and other models are emboldened by this characteristic in dangerous ways -- as in, "If I'm in a crash, I'll be fine. So get the hell out of my way. I'm coming through!" Continue to keep counting down our list of the top ten cars whose drivers can be jerks on icy roads.
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