Unless people live in a heavily populated area, getting a vehicle stuck, experiencing an accident or getting lost in the middle of nowhere can create a serious survival situation.
If a person lives in a very remote area all of these potential situations mean planning is essential. You must know how to survive on your own with your vehicle until help shows up, which could be hours or in some cases days.
Knowing that it's a probability that you could get stranded means you must have a survival kit in your vehicle that you can use to handle basic repair work. You must have other supplies as well that will allow you to hydrate, eat and stay protected from the elements.
To check out a short list of 12 items that are vital to keep in your vehicle to help you deal with a survival situation if your car becomes disabled or you get lost, head to the next page.