Emergency car kits

Emergency car kits to keep in your vehicle, we should all have them but do we? An article shared by bankrate.com said it well “The ugly truth is that vehicle breakdowns do happen and they don’t always strike in a busy, well-lighted, cloudless, warm spot with flawless cell phone reception and a tow truck close at hand. A roadside emergency kit can ease the pain and reduce the hassle of such breakdowns.” Although it may not be at the top of our daily to-do list, it’s always smart to be prepared for any emergency. Having a simple checklist like the one provided below can make having the essentials an easier task to tackle.

A few of the recommend items to have on hand:

    • First-aid kit
    • Fire Extinguisher
    • Reflective warning triangles
    • Charger for your cell phone
    • Tire gauge
    • Jumper cables
    • Flashlight and extra batteries
    • Gloves
    • Rags
    • Duct tape
    • Tow strap
    • Multipurpose utility tool
    • Cat litter
    • Non-perishable snacks
    • Zip-top bags
    • Bottle water
    • Blanket
    • Small shovel
    • Maps

For more recommendations on what to have in your emergency car kit click here