Things You Should Always Have In Your Car

Is your car prepared for the unlikely? It should be. This list will show you some of the most essential things you should have in your car in case of an emergency.

Jumper Cables

Lots of people keep jumper cable in their car, but you shouldn’t count on someone else to have them when your battery dies. They’re an inexpensive necessity, and may allow you to help someone less prepared in the future.

Jumper cables are one of the things you should have in your carBottled Water and Snacks

If you end up being stranded with a broken down car for a while, you’ll be grateful to have something to fuel your body. Dried fruit, energy bars, and trail mix make for a quick, healthy snack. Bottled water can also be good in other situations, like for cleaning off cuts.

Seat Belt-Cutter/Window Smasher Tool

This tool will be by your side in the worst case scenario, and if that day ever comes you’ll be happy to have it.

Winter Kit

Not only should you have an ice scraper handy if you’re driving in a snowy climate, but you should also pack your car with a couple of sweaters and blankets in case you ever end up stranded on a not-so-sunny day.

Cat Litter

If you find yourself stuck in snow, ice, or mud, this unexpected tool might be a lifesaver. Sprinkle some around your tire for enhanced traction.

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