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Hurricane Harvey Could Disrupt Trucking for Some Time

Hurricane Harvey, whose heavy rains brought devastating flooding to Houston and much of south Texas, may yet cause more trouble for the region-- the National Weather Service predicting an additional 25 inches of rain through the end of the week in certain areas.

Safety Tip: Understanding Flood Dangers

Fleet drivers in all states need to be informed about the dangers of flash floods. Here are tips from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Floods Pummel Missouri

Floodwaters have ravaged parts of the Midwest and South in recent days, with Missouri the hardest hit. Video courtesy of Reuters. For the fleet safety tip about flash flood conditions, click here.

Advice for Driving in Heavy Rain

Flooding in the Houston area last week claimed the lives of at least eight drivers. Here's safety advice from AAA on how to drive during heavy downpours.

Flood Rescues in Columbia, S.C.

Here's dramatic video footage of rescue efforts in Columbia, S.C., where floodwaters turned local roads into raging rivers after record-setting rainfall. The video is from earthspace101 via YouTube. For safety tips on driving in flash-flood conditions, click here.

Turn Around, Don't Drown

Here is a video from the U.S. National Weather Service warning about the dangers of driving through floodwaters. For the full safety tip, click here.

Fleet Safety Video Tip: Driving In Flash Flood Conditions

Several parts of the country -- including Maryland, the Alabama Coast and the Florida Panhandle -- saw severe flash flooding last week. Such conditions can form so quickly that they catch many drivers off-guard. Here are some tips from the National Disaster Education Coalition you can pass along to your drivers so they're better prepared to deal with the risks that flash floods pose.

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