Skip Nav Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares an electrical safety word of caution and tips with a special focus on the dangers of downed power lines and what you need to do to avoid electric shock. Included are tips concerning what to do if you encounter a downed power line whether in your car or on foot, such as proper distance, to keep out of harm’s way. Also shared are tips on the best approach toward exiting a downed power line scene whether in the car or on foot to avoid electrical shock. There are some things you may think to do that could result in your own death, so please take proper precautions! Stay Electrically Safe and Smart around downed power lines! Special Thanks to ESFI.org for the article and infographic, Downed Power Line Safety-Downed and Dangerous.