If you reside along the Eastern Seaboard or the Gulf of Mexico, you know that hurricane season is no joking matter. Preparation and planning are key to keeping your family safe. If your locality issues evacuation orders, don't second-guess the experts: Get your family, pets, and important documents to a safer area. If you have not been ordered to evacuate and you choose to shelter in place during a hurricane, be aware that riding out the storm comes with hazards. But you'll stay safer if you take the proper precautions, use your common sense, and never do any of these 11 things during a hurricane.