Not really. When winter comes, surfaces everywhere tend to harden and become slippery, requiring more for careful movement. Impact on frozen surfaces is likely to result in more serious accidents, but as it seems, a natural instinct of self-preservation comes into play, as if to lessen likelihood of falling. It would appear that these two compensate each other in a way in that the total risk seems to be at about the same level year-round.

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