Motorists Reminded About The Dangers of Flooding, Urged to Never Drive Through Flooded Roadways


October 12, 2023

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency (PEMA), and Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) urge motorists to never drive through flooded roadways.

“It’s hurricane season, and Pennsylvania is no stranger to heavy rain and flooding,” said PennDOT Secretary Mike Carroll. “Please, be safe. If a road is flooded, don’t try to drive through it. It takes just two feet of fast-moving water to carry away most vehicles, including large SUVs.”

“It’s important to understand and be aware of flash flood watches and flash flood warnings, pa...

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