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Sat Nov 29, 2014 1:23 am

I really despise pushing snow into piles in car parks. It is just sooooo pointless. If snow was that bad that folks can't get around a car park then they'd not have got to the car park in the first place.

It just won't melt and disperse there now for ages when piled in big lumps, it will be properly iced for weeks now, long after the cold snap passes and the snowing has stopped.

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Sat Nov 29, 2014 8:27 am

Nah, they can scoop it right up and truck it away. If they want to. Snow plies are typically made in lesser used parts of the lot, also the ideal places for stations.
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Re: ICED - Images of Offending Vehicles Board of Shame

Sat Nov 29, 2014 9:31 am

donald wrote:I really despise pushing snow into piles in car parks. It is just sooooo pointless. If snow was that bad that folks can't get around a car park then they'd not have got to the car park in the first place.

It just won't melt and disperse there now for ages when piled in big lumps, it will be properly iced for weeks now, long after the cold snap passes and the snowing has stopped.


The dynamics are different in places that get a lot of snow repeatedly. The thing about deep snow is, if it keeps getting driven on it compresses and then that compressed snow can turn to ice. It's sort of like forming a glacier. More snowfall, more driving, eventually you have a thick icy layer with humps and ruts that is very hard to drive on and very difficult to remove. Yes you can use cinders or chemical melters and they sometimes do, but customers rather don't like walking through several inches of dirty/salty slush when things begin to melt. So the entire mess gets piled up. I remember sometimes these piles would get to be nearly the size of a house and would last into June.
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Sat Nov 29, 2014 9:46 am

Yes. As kids we would check the perimeters as they melted, sometimes valuable stuff would melt out that had been plowed up.

We remove snow asap to avoid that glaciation effect. Don't know how folks can stand it around Buffalo every winter.
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Sat Nov 29, 2014 9:52 am

Most places seem to have designated snow piling areas out here. Usuall in the back of the lot, over a drain.
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Sat Nov 29, 2014 10:42 am

DNAinaGoodWay wrote:Yes. As kids we would check the perimeters as they melted, sometimes valuable stuff would melt out that had been plowed up.



Like my J1772 to Tesla adapter. I forgot it at night and it was gone by six the next morning due to snow and a passing plow.
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Sun Jan 18, 2015 7:37 am

ICED. Some idiot couldn't take 2 seconds to reholster the pistol, so this was the result.

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Sun Jan 18, 2015 10:33 am

Berlino wrote:ICED. Some idiot couldn't take 2 seconds to reholster the pistol, so this was the result.

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Sun Jan 18, 2015 11:12 am

Helped with a survey for Plug in America a few years ago where I simply went to the local "EV eateries" and test charged at each station. Had 3 not holstered including one handle looking straight up into a rainy sky. It was non functional. imagine that.

Another issue that is common is the cord being strewn about in a way that might allow someone to drive over it. guessing that only needs to happen a few times before we have another non functional site. :cry:
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Sun Jan 18, 2015 3:51 pm

The latest ChargePoint units being installed around here are all wall mounted with built in cord retractors. Idiot proofing, as much as possible.
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