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AAA urges Florida residents, especially those along the east coast, to brace for bad weather from Hurricane Isaias.
“This storm has the potential to create very dangerous driving conditions for those in the path of this storm,” said Mark Jenkins, a spokesman for AAA – the Auto Club Group. “Although AAA roadside service technicians are prepared to help stranded motorists, we recommend drivers follow the guidance of local authorities and stay off the road if conditions are unsafe.”
AAA discourages Floridians from driving in the storm; but if you must be on the road, there are certain guidelines to abide by.
Tips for Driving in the Rain
- Slow down
- Increase your following distance
- Turn your headlights on
- Turn your hazard lights off
- Avoid using cruise control
- Avoid flooded areas
- If poor visibility, pull over to a safe place and wait for the rain to ease up