Icy roads, sidewalks make for tricky, dangerous commute

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(CNN) — In New York, the number is 23 inches above normal for the season.

The heavy snows are taxing salt reserves.

On Wednesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared an emergency for the entire state.

Transportation regulators waived rest rules for salt-truck drivers to get remaining salt stockpiles moved to where they are needed: New York City and Long Island.