Americans live in the most severe weather-prone country on Earth. Each year, we cope with an average of 10,000 thunderstorms, 5,000 floods, 1,000 tornadoes, and an average of 2 land falling deadly hurricanes.
When you are caught in bad weather, to make it to your destination safely, be sure to:
Slow down for weather and road conditions.
Be watchful for fallen trees, power lines, debris and other hazards.
Never drive through high or standing water covering a roadway.
If you encounter a flooded roadway, turn around and find another route.
Add extra time to reach travel destination.
Increase driving distances between vehicles.
Buckle up and don’t drive distracted.
State law requires headlights to be on when windshield wipers are in use. Be Prepared! Develop a plan before severe weather strikes. The following list of websites can help by providing valuable tips and information: