How You Can Avoid a Car Accident While Driving in the Snow

Washington D.C. is known for its brutal winters, and the city is no stranger to heavy snow and possible storms. Extreme winter weather can bring an increase in car accidents throughout the city. While commuters still need to travel to and from work, snow and ice can accumulate and make road conditions extremely dangerous. According to a study by the American Public Health Association (AJPH), more than 1.5 million car accidents per year involve poor weather conditions. The AJPH also reported that poor driving conditions involving bad weather are responsible for 7,000 deaths and 800,000 injuries per year. 4 Ways…

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Why You Should Be Cautious Around Frozen Bodies of Water

Freezing weather conditions may create safety hazards that can harm you or cause property damage. For instance, we recently discussed how you could cause a house fire by improperly heating your home. Another blog later this week will talk about the hazards of frozen pipes. Frozen bodies of water are a cold-weather hazard that deserve more attention. Each year, people fall through the ice of frozen lakes, rivers and ponds. Any type of activity over frozen bodies of water could put you at risk of drowning. There is no guarantee the ice will be able to support your weight. You…

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