Weathering the Storm: Safety Tips for Ice and Snow
As another winter storm bears down – this time, it’s heading to the Northeast and Mid-Atlanic - now’s a good time to brush up on your winter safety tips. Whether you’re hibernating at home or braving the roads, here are some tips to help keep you safe:
On the Road
Winter driving tips to help prepare you for whatever Jack Frost throws your way this winter.
If the unexpected happens, here’s how to make it through a freezing night in your car and ride out events until help can arrive.
We’ve put together a list of tips for driving in any “extreme”—take our advice and you’ll be prepared to face nearly anything Mother Nature throws at you.
During bad weather, the best way to avoid an accident is not to drive at all. But, if you must drive, keep these tips in mind.
There are four categories to keep in mind when planning and preparing for a possible power outage emergency, whether it’s for an ice storm or any potential cause.
Furnaces, stoves, ovens, water heaters and blocked chimney vents can all be potential sources of carbon monoxide, or CO. Here’s how to stay safe as you cozy up at home.
If a water pipe bursts in the cold, you’ll need to know how to shut off the main water shut-off valve. Here are some tips on how to do just that.
The responsibility for snow removal varies depending on your location and the agreement with your landlord. Here’s what to do.
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