Water on the road: Turn around, don't drown

Published On: Feb 17 2012 10:46:46 AM CST   Updated On: Feb 18 2012 10:16:14 AM CST

The National Weather Service and the Texas Division of Emergency Management, Texas Department of Public Safety urge Texans to avoid low water crossings and driving on flooded roadways. When there's water running across a road, drivers should always turn around and choose a different route.

Here are some facts about flooding:

Lives can be saved every year if Texas drivers follow this one rule: when there's water on the road, turn around, don't drown.

For additional information, visit the National Weather Service web site or call 817-978-1111 ext. 140.