Driving Flood Safe

  1. Never drive through flowing water, a foot of water can float most cars.
  2. Don't sightsee in areas of flooding or rising water. You can cause additional flood damage to buildings and slow emergency crews.
  3. During heavy rains, keep your gas tank full so you won't be stranded.
  4. Keep an emergency kit in your car.
  5. If your car stalls in a flooded area, leave it and walk to higher ground.
  6. Listen to the radio for traffic updates, and follow recommended routes.
  7. Avoid unnecessary trips.
  8. Find out if you're in a flood prone area.

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