Connecticut residents are in the midst of what could be the most significant blizzard in recent history. Areas in the eastern part of the state have already seen more than 20 inches of snow, and the flakes are still falling.
As a result of the epic snowstorm officials imposed a travel ban for the entirety of the state, but the ban was lifted at 2 p.m. However, just because the travel ban has been lifted doesn’t necessarily mean that the roads are in good condition.
For that reason, AAA has released some tips for safe driving after the storm.
If an accident does occur or you have problems with your vehicle, pull over to the side of the roadway and turn on your hazard lights.
Remain inside of your vehicle and call for assistance. If you are afraid your vehicle could be hit, wait outside of it in a safe place.
Additionally, AAA recommends traveling with the following items in case you become stalled or trapped in your vehicle:
If you are involved in a car accident, see our page on what to do after a car accident.
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