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How to Make a Winter Emergency Kit for Your Car

Winter Travel Can Be Very Hazardous.

Why not increase your odds of getting there safely?

Ready.Gov published the following list on how to:

"Make An Emergency Kit For Your Car"

"In case you are stranded, keep a kit of emergency supplies in your car including

  • Jumper cables: might want to include flares or reflective triangle
  • Flashlights: with extra batteries
  • First Aid Kit: remember any necessary medications, baby formula and diapers if you have a small child
  • Food: non-perishable food such as canned food, and protein rich foods like nuts and energy bars
  • Manual can opener
  • Water: at least 1 gallon of water per person a day for at least 3 days
  • Basic toolkit: pliers, wrench, screwdriver
  • Pet supplies: food and water
  • Radio: battery or hand cranked
  • Cat litter or sand: for better tire traction
  • Shovel
  • Ice scraper
  • Clothes: warm clothes, gloves, hat, sturdy boots, jacket and an extra change of clothes for the cold
  • Blankets or sleeping bags
  • Charged Cell Phone: and car charger"

//www.ready.gov/car

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