Video to help teach snowmobilers about safety on ice | Lewiston Sun Journal

Video to help teach snowmobilers about safety on ice | Lewiston Sun Journal

Ice safety: How thick is safe?

2 inches: one person on foot

3 inches: a group of people traveling single file

7.5 inches: supports a two-ton car

8 inches: supports up to a 2.5-ton light truck

10 inches: supports up to a 3.5-ton truck

12 inches: heavy truck 7 to 8 tons

15 inches: holds up to 10 tons

20 inches: holds up to 25 tons.

Source: Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife

 

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