Safety

Keeping Food Safe During a Power Outage
  • Venturing on Snow-Covered Roads
    Everyone does it, even though they don’t have to. Check out these tips on how to keep your wheels on the road during a snow storm. • Take twice as much time to do anything...
  • Why Are Snow Tires Important?
    Why are snow tires important? Snow tires are designed with rubber compounds that are very soft. This keeps the tires pliable in the cold weather and also results in better traction...
  • Hydroplaning 101
    What is hydroplaning? Hydroplaning is when a car is driven over water and the water causes the car's tires to lose touch with the road. Basically, the car is raised above the...
  • Frostbite and Hypothermia
    With the extreme cold weather here we hear a lot about the dangers of the colds. Here a couple and their prevention and basic treatment. FrostbiteFrostbite is a real possibility...
  • Cold Could Be Deadly in 10 Minutes
    Being a member of a local CERT (Community Emergency Response Team), we are often educating the public on emergency preparedness tips. We read about the extreme cold hitting the...
  • Generator Tips for Safety and Purchasing
    I’m sure you have heard of deaths associated with improper use of generators, so hear are a few tips to keep you safe when using this equipment.-Keep the unit outside! This...
  • Winter Car Care Tips
    Very cold temperatures can have a negative impact on your vehicles especially if they are a little older.  To make sure you aren’t left stranded in the frigid cold,...
  • Tips for Driving in the Snow
    (WTNH) -- While the snow might look pretty around holiday time and might give kids a much-desired snow day, it can also make roads dangerous for driving. The following are tips...
  • How to Stay Safe During a Storm
    For residents looking for tips on how to prepare and stay safe during a weather-related emergency, the state has a Guide to Emergency Preparedness. In the guide, residents...
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