Your Car’s Emergency Kits

You never know what might happen on the road, so it’s best to be prepared. Keep these items in a box in your trunk:
  • battery powered radio and extra batteries

  • flashlight and extra batteries

  • AAA or roadside emergency card

  • blanket

  • booster cables (also called jumper cables)

  • fire extinguisher (5 lb., A-B-C type)

  • first aid kit

  • bottled water

  • non-perishable high energy foods, such as: granola bars, energy bars, trail mix, dried fruit, raisins, crackers

  • maps

  • shovel (in case you need to dig your car out of the snow)

  • tire repair kit and pump

  • flares