Winter weather has arrived in the Buckeye state. Take a few minutes and test your storm preparedness knowledge with the quiz below.


The road is icy. How much additional stopping space should you allow between your vehicle and the one ahead of you?

Correct! Wrong!

According to the National Safety Council, your stopping distance should be increased significantly. Add at least 8-10 seconds in following distance when driving on icy roads. Remember to take it slow if you have to go out in winter weather! More info can be found at

When using a space heater to stay warm, should you plug into a power strip or directly into the wall?

Correct! Wrong!

You should never plug a space heater into an extension cord or power strip. Check out additional winter heating safety information from the U.S. Fire Administration at

At a minimum, how long should your food and water supply be able to last during an emergency?

Correct! Wrong!

Each person in your family should have at least three days worth of non-perishable food and water ready for an emergency. Find more info from the Red Cross at

What should you do if a power line falls on your car?

Correct! Wrong!

Check out our video on exactly what to do should you find yourself in this dangerous situation:

Where should you keep your winter storm kit?

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It's best to keep a kit in the locations you spend the most time, including at home, work and in your car. Learn more about preparedness at

Winter Weather Safety: Pop Quiz
You are a preparedness guru!


Knowledge is Power!

How’d you do? Check out the videos below for additional information and share some of your best winter weather safety tips in the comments.


26 responses to “Winter Weather Safety: Pop Quiz

  1. Loved the information and quiz. Super good reminders and knowledge. You all please be safe .. Wishing a Merry Christmas and a healthy New Year to you and family. Prayers are with you all. Thanks for all you do and the sacrafice.

  2. Thank You so much for sharing the knowledge. I learned a lot. Merry Christmas to you and your families. Have a Prosperous and Safe New Year!
    Peace and Love, many Blessings to all..

  3. Wow…..great knowledge to know. Keep the quizzes up. Merry Christmas and happy new year to all ❤❤????????????????❄❄❄❄⛄⛄????????????????????????????????????????????

  4. Wow, very useful information indeed. Thank you so much and Merry Christmas to you and yours. We appreciate you all. Please stay safe!

  5. Thank you for the winter safety reminders quiz. Good things to know and remember. Thanks for the great job you do to keep your lines up and providing service. God bless all for a safe and Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!

    Carolyn Stewart

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