In a release to local media, the city said motorists should report icy road conditions to (404) 853-3200. To report downed trees or limbs, call the Department of Parks at (404) 546-6813 between the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. After hours emergencies should be reported to 911.
Residents and motorists are encouraged to
• Plan ahead and allow extra time to reach destinations.
• Make sure you have the proper emergency equipment in your car and home such as extra batteries for cell phones and chains for vehicle tires.
• When driving in icy road conditions, the shortest route is not always the safest. Consider less hilly routes in route planning.
• Slow down! Remember the faster you are going the longer it takes to stop.