Yes the snow hits the ground often making contact with a warmer earth causing wet cold and often ice. Snow often acts as a lubricant between the road surface and those four small tire footprints all of our car control depends on.
How often do you think of those four handprint sized contacts your four tires use to keep you connected to the road?
How often do you check your tire pressure or check your tire tread to ensure its working as designed?
Have you learned what it feels like when one of your four contacts looses its connection?
Can you explain and give examples of how leaves, sand, water, rough roads, bumps, gravel, and paint affects your four handprint contacts?