AURORA, Colo. (CBS4)– It’s the first day of fall but some people are already looking ahead to winter. Aurora hosted its annual snowplow rodeo on Wednesday.
The event allows snowplow drivers to freshen up on training courses and learn some new skills. The drivers also compete against each other for a little fun.READ MORE: Jury Finds Rogel Aguilera-Mederos Guilty On 4 Counts Vehicular Homicide, Other Charges In 2019 Deadly I-70 Semi Crash
“Like it or not, winter’s coming, and last year the first snow fall was on Sept. 8 and we’re living on borrowed time right now, so they should be preparing for winter, getting their cars ready,” said Thomas McMinimee with the City of Aurora.READ MORE: Masks To Be Required In All Indoor Public Spaces In Larimer County Starting Next Wednesday
During a major snowstorm, the city can plow up to 1,500 miles of roadway.MORE NEWS: 'Crush The Crisis' Drug Take Back Coming Up Oct. 23
The finalists will compete in one last competition on Thursday.