Summer road trips are a popular way for families to take a vacation, spend time together, and explore new destinations. Road trips can create a lifetime of memories – both good ones and sometimes bad if things don’t go well. One of the best ways to ensure a summer road trip is fun and to avoid potential problems is to be prepared ahead of time for those minor emergencies that may arise while out on the open road.
While the state of Florida managed to bypass Hurricane Isaac without getting anything more than some wind and rain, other states have endured a bit more. With the hustle and bustle of Back to School activities, many people have simply forgotten about hurricane season. In fact, if you find yourself vacationing on a tropical island in the middle of June, you may not even be aware that hurricane season is alive and well.
Hurricane season is from June to November, and those living and visiting near coastal areas should be well-versed on preparing for the arrival of a hurricane. Too often, situations end up disastrous because very little to no preparation took place ahead of time. We have a few suggestions that you should keep in mind as you travel in and around hurricane-prone areas.