Category Archives: Safety

What Happens When a Car is Struck By Lightning?

Would I Be Safe In My Car If It Were to Be Struck By Lightning?

What Happens When a Car is Struck By Lightning?

The other day, we posted about tornado safety while driving. In addition to tornadoes, Kansas oftentimes is the recipient of epic thunderstorms with lots of lightning strikes. This made us ask the questions, “would I be safe in my car if it were to be struck by lightning?” and “what happens when a car is struck by lightning?”. After some research, we found the answers and we are excited to share them with you so that you can stay safe while on the road during dangerous weather conditions. Read the rest of this entry >>

Kansas Tornado Safety While Driving

What Should I Do If I See a Tornado While Driving Through the Great Plains?

Kansas Tornado Safety While Driving

Kansas is right in the heart of Tornado Alley, and we will typically see 30 to 50 twisters each year. While one cyclone carried Dorothy off to the Land of Oz, most of these terrors cause an incredible amount of damage and may result in death. The month of March is the official start of Tornado Season (though twisters may develop anytime and anywhere if the conditions are just right), and it already came right on schedule in the KC area. We thought that we would offer some tips as to what you should do if you spot a tornado while you are in your vehicle. Read the rest of this entry >>