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What about a Car Emergency Kit? Do you have one?

12/16/2021 (Permalink)

We talk about preparing your homes and business for storms & emergencies but many people overlook being prepared in their vehicles too. Since some of us spend hours in our vehicle its important to always be prepared for an emergency.

Here is a list of items you should have in your kits.

Survival Car Emergency Kit

  • First Aid Kit
  • Water
  • Non-perishable foods
  • blankets
  • seat belt cutter & window breaker tools
  • fire extinguisher
  • cell phone & charger
  • duct tape

Road side Emergency Kit

  • flashlight
  • toolkit
  • road flares or reflective triangles
  • tow strap or tow rope
  • antifreeze/coolant
  • jumper cables
  • tire gauge
  • spare tire
  • tire iron & jack
  • aerosol tire sealant

Winter Car Emergency Kit

  • non-clumping kitty litter
  • ice scraper & snow brush
  • foldable shovel
  • hand warmers
  • emergency blanket

Store your car DIY car emergency kit in an easy-to-grab duffel bag or plastic bin in your trunk or backseat floor, or a built-in toolbox, if you have one.

Food should be stored in a food-grade bucket or plastic dry cooler, which you can include inside your car or as a separate container with your car emergency kit. Be sure to check your kit every 6 months to update expired items.

SERVPRO Of York, James City County & Poquoson wants to make sure that you are prepared in case of a storm or emergency while on the road.

source: The Complete Car Emergency Kit List + [Printable] (utires.com)

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