With the start of the summer season, we’ll be experiencing some dramatic thunder storms, with heavy rain and sometimes hail. According to the National Weather Service, there are 25 million cloud-to-ground lightning strikes and about 300 people struck by lightning annually. On average, 30 of those people die and the rest often suffer some lifelong disabilities.
Have you checked the expiration date on your Massachusetts drivers license lately? Do you use it as your ID when you travel by air, train or bus to get through security?
This year’s exceptionally rough weather is resulting in an unprecedented number of potholes on our roads and highways. According to the Car Care Council (carcare.org), the average motorist spends an average of $335 a year on damage caused by potholes. Nationally, that amounts to more than $5 billion annually on repairs.