Earlier today on my way home from school, I ended up on my neighbor's lawn. I was going the long way around my block when I hit a patch of ice that was hidden under a few layers of snow. I lost all steering and braking ability and I landed in my neighbor's front yard. There was minimal damage to their lawn and no damage to my truck. I rang their doorbell and we talked for a bit, She's not upset. Apparently this has happened before, but I was the first nice enough to alert her to who it was. She was really cool about it.
And the First thing I did when I got home is lay down some Ice melt on the patch of Ice (I had some in my garage). Lets hope it makes a difference. I just wish the county were to plow my block, it would have avoided this.
UPDATE: Here's a map of what happened: