This must be one of the most terrifying things to have to experience. Imagine you have an accident and your car lands up in a large body of water such as a dam or the sea.

What do you do if your car is sinking in water?

“We’re telling people that you have to get out of the vehicle before the water gets up against the windows, and that’s really in the first 30 to 60 seconds.”, he says. That means, don’t reach for your cell phone when you hit the water. “Don’t call 9-1-1 from inside a sinking vehicle,” he adds.