moved to Portland from Indianapolis a year ago, my primary concern about the
2,260- mile drive was whether or not I picked the right audio book. Fortunately,
I made it to Portland unscathed. Today, I am going to follow the advice of the Red Cross.
- Carry a Disaster Supplies Kit in your trunk.
Let someone know your destination, your route, and when you expect to arrive.
Find out what disasters may occur in the place where you are traveling.
Pay attention to the weather forecast for your destination.
Don’t let your vehicle’s gas tank get too low.
If you are taking your pet with you, there are special things you should know
Map(s) of the area
the cabin who said the road conditions were “excellent.” To stay informed of
other risks, I have the Red Cross apps on my phone, which will alert me of any natural
disaster in my area. The University
of Oregon’s list of hazards also has some good information on major risks.