Emergency preparedness should be a top priority no matter where you go.
We spend a lot of time in our cars, so it only makes sense to have a car emergency preparedness kit at all times.
Use this list and make sure you have everything in your vehicle that you could need for automotive repairs, survival gear, car-specific items, and odds and ends for comfort and convenience.
Read on and never be caught without the necessities!
Keep these items around in case you need to make a quick fix to your vehicle.
- Spare tire
- Tire jack
- Tire iron
- How to change a tire
- Tire inflater
- Tire sealer
- Jumper cables
- Emergency battery booster
- Your car’s manual
- Tire pressure gauge
- Duct tape
- Car insurance claim forms
This basic survival gear should be in your car at all times.
- Bug out bag or emergency kit of your choosing
- First aid kit
- Matches or other fire starter
- Energy bars or MREs
- Water bottles
- Weather radio
These are vehicle-specific items that you need to keep around.
- Seat belt cutter
- Window breaker
- Reflective triangle
- Ice scraper
Comfort and Convenience:
These odds and ends will come in handy in a pinch.
- Mylar space blanket
- Cardboard or carpet remnant you can place under tires for traction in the snow
- Paper towels or a hand towel
- Tissues or a roll of toilet paper
- Pencil and paper
- Spare change/emergency money
- Recycled shopping bags
- Change of clothes
- USB mobile device charger
Want more car tips? Check out these posts:
Like this post?
Be sure to like us on Facebook so you can be the first to know about latest survival tips and off the grid living skills.
Featured Articles10 months ago
Drought Survival Tips: How to Survive Drought
Emerging Threats10 months ago
How to Survive a Nuclear War: 10 Ways to Stay Alive
Building10 months ago
How to Build Bomb Shelter | 15 Steps on How to Build a Bomb Shelter
Fishing, Hunting, & Trapping12 months ago
Squirrel Snare | How to Make a Snare Trap Step By Step
Preparedness10 months ago
6 Tips to Mentally Prepare for SHTF Situations: End of the World Preparation