Create Your Own Emergency Car Kit

Having an emergency kit in your car is smart. Even in mild weather, you can get stranded or stuck, and when a storm hits, your kit could be a life-saver.

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Include all of these items in your emergency car kit:

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  • Duct tape
  • Flashlight and extra batteries
  • Fire extinguisher (2.5-lb. A-B-C type)
  • First Aid Kit and manual
  • Small shovel
  • Safety flare
  • WD-40
  • Light sticks
  • Tools: wrenches, screwdrivers, pliers, socket wrenches
  • Fluorescent safety vest
  • Brightly colored cloth or emergency sign- can be used to signal other motorists if youre in trouble.
  • Matches in waterproof container
  • Current map of your region