Driving conditions were so treacherous in Nova Scotia on Friday morning that even the salt trucks were slipping off the roads. At 9:30 a.m., a Trenton public works salt truck slid down a sloped, icy street and tipped over onto Main Street, spilling a large amount of salt into the intersection. A second salt truck slid off Highway 2 into the ditch near Great Village, a rural community 130 km north of Halifax, around 8 a.m. A salt truck with a plow slid off the road and into the ditch on Friday morning near Great Village, N.S. (Lisa George)Road conditions across the province were treacherous due to freezing rain on Friday morning.
Source: CBC News February 08, 2019 16:07 UTC