Where I live, in northeastern United States, people instantly forget how to drive the moment a slight drizzle starts. Rain? Forget about it, expect your commute to take twice as long. When the first snow comes, something which has been happening every winter for centuries, it’s like people have never seen it before. Thankfully we live in a somewhat civilized society and therefore most roads are mostly clean within a few hours of a snow storm.
Things in Kazakhstan, formerly a part of the Soviet Republic, are a bit different, as this video shows.