Ready Project™ — How To

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Driving Safely in Fog

Fog is the top weather related contributor to driving fatalities.  There have been numerous reports of deaths and accidents caused from fog over the years.  Several years ago, in Kentucky, there was a 125 car pileup caused by fog that sent over 40 people to the hospital.  In Salt Lake a few years ago, there was a pileup caused by a chain reaction of breaking that sent 30 people to the hospital.  These are just a couple examples among hundreds.  It is very important to know the driving precautions you can take to protect yourself and family. Don’t Drive -...

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Flood Cleanup

Now that you have weathered the storm, and are facing the aftermath, it’s time to look at cleanup.  This segment will focus on cleanup for flood victims.  From a hurricane and the damaged caused by the rising sea and broken levy’s, heavy rain and rising rivers, or even broken pipes in your home you can know what to do if you are ever faced with this situation. Your priority is your family’s and pet’s protection.  Keep small children and your pets away from the affected area.  Wear rubber boots or waiters and rubber gloves to stay clean. Remove the flood...

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How to Drive Safe this Winter

Winter is approaching quickly!  Even though it doesn’t start for another month, snow has already blanketed our streets and houses here in our state of Utah.  This morning when I woke up, there was a thin layer of snow covering everything and was still coming down.  Once I turned on the news, it showed the usual traffic patterns that come with the first snowfall of the year and that usually is a lot of wrecks and cars off the road backing up traffic.  After I got on the road, I drove carefully and slow only to get caught on the...

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How to Waterproof Matches

There is nothing worse than having wet matches while trying to light a fire. Growing up I lived in a remote area where the power would go out at least once a month. So our family constantly had to use our emergency 72 hour kits full of candles and flashlights to get around at night. We were no strangers to lighting matches in the dark in an emergency situation. Even on occasion while camping, we would arrive late to our destination and have to light a fire in the dark. Luckily we never had a problem where we couldn’t light...

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