What To Put In Your Emergency Car Kit

Having an emergency car kit can be a life saver. Often we don’t expect anything to happen while in our car on the road. It is nice to be prepared for anything, and an emergency car kit will help.

A Basic Emergency Car Kit

A few basic essentials you should have in your vehicle are:

  • A spare tire and the tools to change a tire
  • Jumper cables in case your car needs a jump start
  • A road map in case your phone dies or GPS isn’t working
  • A car charger for your phone
  • A tool kit
  • Reflective triangles in case you need to pull over while it’s night time
  • First aid supplies
  • A case of drinking water
  • Food such as non-perishables
  • Extra set of clothes
  • Blankets
  • Bags for trash

Now these are just a few essentials you should have. You can however have more depending on your needs.

Some weather items you can add are:

  • Ice Scraper
  • Rain Ponchos
  • Hand and foot warmers
  • Jackets
  • Cold weather clothing
  • Sunscreen

You should also add some sanitation items such as:

  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Toilet paper
  • Feminine products
  • Disinfecting wipes
  • Other toiletries

If you have a baby with you, it’s wise to have a few things as well:

  • Formula
  • Bottles
  • Diapers
  • Wipes

The best part about an emergency car kit is that you can customize it however you want. Make a checklist of items you think you might need. Switch things out when necessary, depending on the season. It’s nice to have supplies in case anything happen