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Earthquake Preparedness in Vehicles

The L.A. City Emergency Management Department (EMD) notes these steps you can take to prepare yourself in case you are in your vehicle when an earthquake occurs. Given the large amount of time that residents of Los Angeles spend in their vehicles, knowing how to react to an earthquake while driving is essential.


If you are in your vehicle when an earthquake occurs:
Vehicle emergency kits should include: Note:
Do not carry spare gas in a can in your vehicle.
Instead, keep your vehicle's gas tank at least half-full at all times.