1 Way to Prepare Today

Keep YourTank Full

Keep Your Gas Tank Full

A simple way you can get more prepared for an emergency is to keep your gas tank full. In the event of an emergency, especially a national one, gas lines can fill up quickly. Think back to that horrible day in September, 2001. Many of us experienced lines at gas stations – there were rumors of gas shortages and spikes in prices, and many of us were concerned about getting out of large cities. Some just wanted to get home from work.

Things are getting weird out there, and a full tank of gas will help you sleep a bit better at night. So on your way home today from work or out and about, stop by and fill up.

Turns out, there’s some other good reasons to stay full as well. Besides being prepared, here’s three other reasons to keep your gas tank full:

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Bedside Preparation

1 Way to Prepare Today: Mount a Flashlight

I recommend that you have at least one flashlight per person in your household. Mount each person’s flashlight next to their bedside. If there’s an emergency in the middle of the night, everyone can find light immediately.

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