Here's a tip: Purchase a high quality shovel, like a steelcore. It might be about $20 more than you were expecting to spend, but it's worth it. Also, those flimsy plastic and wood shovels are useless and an utter waste of the material used for their production.
If all able-bodied people shoveled out their cars, "dibs" would be less necessary. And to all those who endless complain about the dibs system in the neighborhood, why not just pick up a shovel and clean up your street a little, like this person:
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