Flash Floods and Driving: Be Prepared

Anyone who has experienced a flash flood while driving will explain it is hard to know what to do to avoid a complete disaster.   Flash floods can occur with very little advance warning, often the result of intense rainfall from slow moving thunderstorms. Flash floods are consistently the #1 weather-related killer in the U.S., and more that 50% of flash flood deaths are auto related. 

For those who wish to know the important “do’s and don’ts” when operating a vehicle during heavy downpours that can lead to a flash flood, the following great article published by Chubb offers a series of safety tips everyone should be aware of: