The importance of paper road maps during an emergency:

Many of us no longer have a city, state or provincial road map in our vehicles or are uncomfortable using them. People of all generations now rely upon their cars built in or add on GPS and smart phones to find addresses or bypass heavy traffic and they are a true time saver. However, during an emergency, cell coverage or …

Tips on phone use during emergencies

1. If you find yourself in a dangerous situation and need to remain unnoticed, you want your phone ringer and vibration mode set to off. This may help conceal your location and help reduce power consumption. 2. If you are hiding in a closet or it is dark outside, keep the light level on your device as low as possible …