With all the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy in New York, we here at I DRIVE SAFELY were interested to see the kinds of damage caused to cars (and everything in general) by other types of natural disasters. Check out these images of some of the havoc Mother Nature has wreaked across the nation.
Blizzards, like this one in Delaware, can cause both homes AND cars to be snowed in, which can make it impossible to drive. And though individuals are typically advised not to drive in blizzard conditions, if you simply must, there are tips you can use when taking to the road in a heavy snowstorm. Find these out, plus learn tons more about what it takes to battle harsh weather conditions in Delaware, through our Delaware Defensive Driving course.
Rainstorms can cause major flooding, leading to cars being fully submerged in water. This Pennsylvania vehicle is the victim of water damage that could cost thousands of dollars to fix .Want to learn more about vehicle maintenance? Check out I DRIVE SAFELY’S Pennsylvania Defensive Driving course!
Thought that last car was bad? Imagine the cost of repairing or replacing an oversized truck, like this Virginia tractor trailer. Because Virginia is on the East Coast, it takes a brunt of the storms that can pass through that region, like hurricanes and tornadoes. Residents of the state should know how to keep themselves and their vehicles safe in the event of one of these natural disasters, and our Virginia Driver Improvement course is a great resource for information on techniques for protection.
Windstorms are another intimidating natural phenomenon that can often be completely unexpected. This particular storm also took place in Virginia, and was strong enough to force trees to bend and break, often falling on cars and houses. Find out about insurance coverage for events like this, and so much more, with our Virginia Driver Improvement course.
Attempting to drive in heavy rains, like this North Carolina motorist, is an action that you’re better off avoiding, as it can be extremely dangerous. Not sure what to do when there’s a torrential downpour out there? Let us answer all your questions through our North Carolina Defensive Driving course.
Hurricanes can toss all kinds of things all over the place, and heavy items are no exception; this Florida driver had to find that out the hard way. Walking outside and finding your car like this can understandably cause you a good deal of stress, so if you feel like you’re not sure what to do next, let us be your guide! Our Florida Traffic School course will tell you everything you need to know, and lots more!
Hard to tell this is even a car, huh? This is the sad result of a high-magnitude earthquake in the state of California. Many California residents are reluctant to shell out money for earthquake insurance, but as you can see, earthquakes can cause serious damage to anything, including your home and car. Find out more about how earthquakes impact your car and driving through our California Traffic School course!