Turn Around Don’t Drown (TADD)

Watch this video and learn why it’s important to never drive through flooded roadways.

Source: Turn Around Don't Drown PSA | U.S. National Weather Service | YouTube

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You’re running late and your path is blocked by water crossing the road. It doesn’t look that deep so you decide to drive through it. Bad decision. And it may be your last.

It takes just 12 inches of flowing water to carry off a small car; 18 to 24 inches for larger vehicles. More than half of the deaths from flooding each year occur in vehicles.