Automobile Emergency Winter Kit
Basic Auto Emergency Kit
Keep these items in a bag in your trunk:
Battery-powered radio, flashlight, and extra batteries
Bottled water and nonperishable high-energy foods such as granola bars, raisins, and peanut butter
Fire extinguisher (5-lb., A-B-C type)
First-aid kit and manual
Maps, shovel, flares
Tire repair kit and pump
For Winter Driving
A snowbrush and ice scraper
A bag of sand or cat litter, to help with traction
Extra windshield fluid
A blanket, just in case
Old winter boots and clothes for the trunk
Gloves and Winter hat.
Old cell phone and charger. Even if the service is turned off, you can still make 9 1 1 calls.
A Few Winter Driving Tips
Keep your gas tank filled above halfway to avoid emergencies in bad weather.
If you are like ME. I don't wear a heavy
winter jacket when I'm driving. I am only outside walking to the car
and back inside. So I Make sure you have a Heavy Winter
Jacket in the trunk just in case I do break down.