Risk Management Tip

Flooded Roadways

Flash Floods are the deadliest weather-related incidents in the United States. Most incidents occur because drivers attempt to drive through flooded roadways instead of avoiding them. Water is a force that does not need much depth to overpower a vehicle. To stay safe in flash floods, do not attempt to drive through a flooded roadway. Keep these facts and tips in mind when driving during flash flood warnings and other extreme wet-weather conditions:

For more about flash flood driving safety, read Progressive’s tips about How to Drive in a Flood. Visit ready.gov/floods for all flood safety information.

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