You know the old saying: death and taxes are inevitable. Here in Michigan, though, we’ll add a third inevitability: being forced to drive in the midst of a winter storm. It takes a good deal of practice and preparation to feel confident navigating the snow here in the Great Lakes State, but most of us can call ourselves experts by now. Here are 11 thoughts every Michigander has while driving in the winter months.

Tell us, fellow Michigan drivers: are there any other thoughts you regularly have while making your way through the icy tundras of our state each year? Share your thoughts in the comment section below!

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