Why does the snowplow driver fill up my driveway?

Snowplow drivers do not intentionally fill driveways. When plowing a road, they aim to add the excess snow to existing snowbanks, however, gaps such as an open driveway, will inevitably be filled with new snow during this process. Waiting to shovel until the end of the snowstorm will help minimize the need for repeated shoveling. We have a suggestion for shoveling to help minimize this challenge. 
How to shovel driveway after a snow storm

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1. Why is my street always plowed last and what are the Town's priorities?
2. Why is it that I see snowplows and sander trucks going past my house that are not plowing or sanding?
3. Why does the snowplow driver fill up my driveway?
4. How is the plowing of sidewalks prioritized?
5. Who is responsible for clearing sidewalks in the downtown business district?
6. Does the Town supply residents with the sand/salt mix that is used on roads?