WINTER SAFETY CAR KIT

Despite the warm weather we’ve enjoyed lately, winter is still coming. With the cold and its hazards right around the corner, now is the best time to get yourself prepared!

Here are your Winter Safety Kit essentials, according to The Old Farmer’s Almanac:

The Basics:

  • Flashlight, plus extra batteries
  • Jumper cables
  • First Aid Kit
  • Bottled water
  • Multi-tool (such as a Leatherman Tool or a Swiss Army Knife)
  • Road flares or reflective warning triangles

The Winter Essentials:

  • Ice scraper
  • Collapsible or folding snow shovel
  • A bag of sand to help with traction (or bag of kitty litter)
  • Blanket
  • Hat, warm clothes
  • Hand warmers

Bonus Items:

  • Small fire extinguisher
  • Tire gauge to check inflation pressure
  • Jack and lug wrench
  • Gloves, rags, hand cleaner (such as baby wipes)
  • Duct tape
  • Foam tire sealant for minor tire punctures
  • Rain poncho
  • Nonperishable high-energy foods such as granola bars, raisins, and peanut butter
  • Battery– or hand-crank–powered radio
  • Spare change and cash
  • Maps

Making sure your care is stocked and ready can make a winter road issue for from disastrous to mildly annoying. And remember, if you find yourself the victim of an accident, call The Brothers in Law to get you what you deserve, (757) 599-6050.

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