Driving Safety Steps to Take After Hurricane Florence

The Charlotte area will have high impacts from Hurricane Florence starting as early as Friday morning and ending around Monday. Here at Spivey Insurance Group we want to make sure you stay safe throughout the whole weekend while the storm passes. There will be several inches of rain and we want to make sure you stay safe in your home and on the road. See below some tips on how to stay safe while driving.

Tips on Driving: 

  • Avoid driving in storms or high winds
  • Drive with your headlights on using low beams
  • Avoid driving through standing water and flooded roads
  • Increase your following distance.
  • Reduce your speed
  • Drive gently and ease off the accelerator


Here are some items you might want to keep in your car for an emergency situation:

  • Car Charger
  • Flashlight with fresh batteries
  • First aid kit
  • Emergency lighting


Hurricane Florence is a serious storm. Our number one priority is keeping our customers safe. We want to remind everyone to have their insurance policies in a safe dry place with claim numbers in case there is a need to call. Review your emergency plan with your family and post the written plan. Please stay off the roads as much as possible this weekend since the Charlotte area will see several inches of rain. Call our office today at 704-861-4460 if you have any insurance related questions. Keep your insurance information handy. Make sure to download your app today through Google Play or the Apple App Store to  keep your policies with Spivey Insurance Group with you at all times.


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