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Reader: Twenty-Something Women Aren't Prepared for Winter Driving

Given our recent run of snowy weather, it's no surprise that our post featuring ten things winter-driving virgins should know before hitting snowy roads went viral again.

Along with suggestions, the latest batch of readers responding to the item had some strong comments about those who are unprepared.

This reader zeroes in on a specific demographic group.

Here's what she had to say.

LindaLee Law writes:
They won't listen. I talks to young twenty-something women: no flares, no litter for weight, no flashers, nothing. Remind these folks that if their phones die, they might need to help themselves. DIY is the common term.

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