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Emergency Kit for Your Vehicle

If your car breaks down, if you’re in an accident, or simply when faced with winter weather extremes, you will find having the following items in your vehicle quite useful:

  • Shovel, snowbrush and scraper
  • Sand or salt
  • Traction mats
  • A large amount of windshield washer fluid
  • Gas-line antifreeze
  • Flashlight with spare batteries or a hand-crank flashlight
  • First Aid Kit and scissors to cut the seatbelts 
  • Small toolkit: (screwdriver, pliers, etc.)
  • Highway flares or a warning light
  • Jumper cables
  • Bottles of drinking water
  • Non perishable food
  • Blankets
  • Warm clothes (socks, spare boots, gloves)
  • Hand and foot warmer strips
  • Road maps
  • Charger for your cellphone
  • Coins or a calling card – if you don’t have a cellphone
  • Lock de-icer (to carry with you)
  • Spare fuses (for your car’s electrical system) 
  • Joint Report of Automobile Accident form — order your own copy or download the mobile application

Dernière mise à jour : 04 mai 2017