7 Supplies That Should Always be in a Car in the Event of an Emergency

car going through the woods

Our cars are some of our most valuable possessions. They are always with us, nearly as often as our cell phones, so it makes sense that when disaster strikes, our wheels will likely be well within reach.

But what if your car is the site of your emergency? Any number of things could happen: you could get a flat tire, snap your serpentine belt, or could even slide right off the road in slippery conditions.

If any of this happens on a road that doesn't get much traffic, you could be facing tough times. Unless, of course, you know how to stock your vehicle for an emergency.

You'll want food, water, and several other supplies, depending on the conditions you expect to be met with.

But for the top 7 things you need to start stocking your automotive survival kit, check out the article on the following page.

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  1. Connie Herrin said:

    If traveling always take water and food. Winter time you definitely need a heavy blanket in case you break down.

  2. Paul Schneider said:

    This list overlooks the three most important items…

    Toilet paper, matches or preferably a flint type fire starter (not a lighter, they can dry out), and a jacket…..

    All three have come in handy at some point in the 25 years I’ve been driving