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TIPS: Checklist For Car Emergency Kit


by Benimoto

Have an extra half-hour this weekend? Take the time to check that your car’s emergency roadside kit is stocked with the essentials. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration suggests that all travelers keep these following items in their cars in case of emergency:

  • Cell phone and charger
  • First-aid kit
  • Flashlight
  • Flares and a white flag
  • Jumper cables
  • Jack and mat for changing a tire
  • Work glaves
  • Change of clothes
  • Basic tools
  • Duct tape
  • Jug of water and paper towls
  • Nonperishable food, drinking water, and necessary medicines
  • Extra windshield wiper fluid
  • Maps

Hilary Solan