The road is icy. How much additional stopping space should you allow between your vehicle and the one ahead of you?
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 bit.ly/3lYWrrY.
When using a space heater to stay warm, should you plug into a power strip or directly into the wall?
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 bit.ly/3lZNfDs.
At a minimum, how long should your food and water supply be able to last during an emergency?
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 rdcrss.org/3oDF69N.
What should you do if a power line falls on your car?
Check out our video on exactly what to do should you find yourself in this dangerous situation: bit.ly/37PHCCO
Where should you keep your winter storm kit?
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 Ready.gov.