How can I be prepared for a disaster when traveling?


You can prepare yourself when traveling in the following ways:

  • Keep up with routine servicing for your vehicle
  • Maintain fuel levels greater than 1/2 when traveling
  • Keep emergency kit in the vehicle
  • Emergency kit should include: Glowstick, Batteries, flashlight, water for 36 hrs, non-perishable food items(power bars/canned food) can opener, multiuse tool, comfortable shoes, blanket, whistle

Of course, these are merely suggestions for your vehicle's disaster kit. The best defense is an alert motorist. Be aware of any potential hazards and disaster areas in your community. For more information, visit

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