Viral Deerfoot Accident Video a Warning for All Calgary Area Drivers

A dashcam video of a recent car accident on Deerfoot Trail [warning: strong language at the end of the video] should be taken as a cautionary tale for all drivers in the Greater Calgary Area: no matter how long you've been driving on our winter roads and highways, and no matter how capable you think you are, extra caution is always needed.

White Christmas Leads to Hundreds of Calgary Car Accidents

Snowy skies and roads this past Christmas Eve led to nearly 300 car accidents being reported in the Calgary area, according to the Calgary Herald. Fortunately, the normally safe and sensible drivers of our city weren't traveling at high speeds when these collisions occurred, and only 42 accidents resulted in injuries, all of them deeemed minor by police.