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Being rear-ended in a snowstorm can be a dangerous and stressful situation. Snow and ice can make road conditions slippery and difficult to navigate, which can increase the likelihood of a car accident. When a car is rear-ended, it is typically because the driver of the rear vehicle was not able to stop in time to avoid a collision. This can happen for several reasons, including excessive speed, following too closely, and failing to account for slippery road conditions.
In terms of fault, the driver of the rear vehicle is typically considered at fault in a rear-end collision. This is because it is the responsibility of the driver to maintain a safe following distance and to adjust their speed and driving to account for the conditions of the road. However, in some cases, the front vehicle driver may also be at fault if they were negligent in some way, such as by suddenly braking or changing lanes without signaling. Ultimately, the determination of fault will depend on the specific circumstances of the accident.