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Here are some dust storm driving tips:

  • Pull your vehicle off the pavement as far as possible to stop.
  • Turn off the lights.
  • Set the emergency brake.
  • Take your foot off the brake pedal to ensure brake lights are not illuminated.

People with respiratory problems are recommended to stay inside until the storm passes.

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