How to Put Together an Emergency Kit for Your Car

November 19th, 2019 by

Driving can be difficult and dangerous during a Manitoba winter. There is also an increased risk of getting stuck in your car
Dress warmly and make sure you have an Emergency Kit in your vehicle!

Keep These Items in Your Vehicle:
· Food – That won’t spoil, such as energy bars
· Water – In plastic bottles so they won’t break if frozen (change every six months)
· Blanket
· Extra clothing and shoes
· First aid kit
· Seatbelt cutter
· Small shovel, scraper and snowbrush
· Candle in a deep can and matches
· Wind-up flashlight
· Whistle – In case you need to attract attention
· Roadmaps
· Copy of your emergency plan and personal documents

Also keep these inside your trunk:
· Traction aids, sand, salt or cat litter (non-clumping)
· Antifreeze/windshield washer fluid
· Tow rope
· Jumper cables
· Fire extinguisher
· Warning light or road flares

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