With heavy rain expected to hit Connecticut on Monday and Tuesday, Research by AAA shows that more crashes occur during downpours than snow storms.
AAA Allied spokesperson Amy Parmenter said on Monday that their research shows that “almost three times as many crashes occur when it’s raining than when it snows.”
“Drivers need to buckle up, slow down and increase following distance to ensure their safety and the safety of everyone with whom they share the road,” Parmenter said in a statement on Monday.
Drivers are being advised to give themselves plenty of extra time on Monday. AAA also advised drivers to use the following safe driving tips:
The weather was also causing delays and cancellations at Bradley International Airport. There were six departures delays and one cancellation while 13 arrivals were delayed with two cancellations.
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