ElectricalSafety | Hagerty Articles


Last week, we learned enough about how electricity works in the automotive environment (meaning a battery supplying 12 volt direct current (DC) with the negative battery terminal attached to the body of the car which then acts as ground) to understand why a short circuit is so dangerous and can engulf your car in flames in under a minute. This week, we’re going to use that as the lead-in to have a quick talk about electrical safety.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/Articles/2017/05/30/basic-electrical-safety