Slow down and let the machine do the work. Don't try to ram your way through the snow.
Actually I was.......I've(as I'm sure others have) tied the auger handle down so as to walk around front to see if all was well, my tought was this was what he first was referring too.......My mistake and apologies to all I offended....Silly me
[Edit: Aye, let's keep this thread on-topic. Y.R.]