It’s the latest test in balance — slipping down your ice-covered driveway without falling on the pavement.
And in that test, Virginian Tim Besecker passed.
In a viral video posted on Facebook on Tuesday by Besecker’s wife, the unsuspecting commuter walks to his driveway, dressed for work and wearing a backpack.
One step, and the slipping begins.
Despite many close calls, Besecker didn’t fall until he made it safely to the grass toward the end of his driveway.
The video has been shared more than 1 million times and comes with a warning from Besecker’s wife, in hashtag form: Black ice is real.
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