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How To Avoid Car Accident In The Rain

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According to My San Antonio there have been some serious problems with increased downpours and flash floods, leading to backups in the traffic and car accidents that have been occurring quite a bit. Police are saying that the flash floods are continuing for quite some time and they expect several street closings and accidents to continue, although they should decrease since less people are driving. This brings up several questions for people since the San Antonio car accidents are not an uncommon thing when the rain comes pouring down. In fact, you might argue that San Antonio drivers are at their worst when just a little bit of rain comes down. So, what do you do when the rain is coming down more than you can handle? Are there ways to avoid the flash floods or simply not drive when the weather is too unbearable?

Let’s take a look at how to avoid car accidents during the rainy weather.

Just Don’t Drive When There is Heavy Rain or Flash Floods

The best response is to not drive at all during flash floods and heavy rain times. Why? Because it’s really not that hard to not drive. It might seem strange sticking around at work for a longer period of time or even sleeping over, but it’s better getting in an accident and risking your own life.

Drive Where No Other People Are Driving

Take a look at your Google Maps and figure out routes you can take home that might be a little less populated than your normal route. When there are too many people on the road you severely increase your chances of getting into an accident on the road.

Think About Carpooling With Other People So You Are Not Alone During These Times

Ask someone else to carpool with you on the way home in order to avoid problems with getting stuck by yourself. This can also help you stay alert and not fall asleep when the weather conditions are troubling. Let’s say you do get in a car accident while on your way home, and it’s raining and flooding. You’d rather be together with someone else than stuck completely alone. Stick to the buddy system and keep yourself safe by organizing rides during tough weather. You can also think about carpooling during the morning. It doesn’t have to be when you are coming home from work. Speak to the people who live around you so you feel safe driving in the rain.
Let us know in the comments section if you have any questions about problems with weather while driving. Explain if you have ever been in a car accident when the weather has been less than desirable. Explain how many car accidents you have been in during flash flood and heavy rain seasons.