A Roadside Emergency Kit

For optimum performance of your car, you may have ensured regular servicing and invested in best auto performance parts in Canada, but while going on long road trip for business or vacations, it is wise to be fully prepared. A flat tire from a nail on the road or any problem due to adverse weather or road conditions can spoil your trip. But if you are prepared with a basic roadside emergency kit, such problems may not be very complex or time consuming to resolve.

You can purchase a readily available pack from the market or collect the different items together to have your own kit, some of the things that should be a part of a useful roadside emergency kit include:

  • Flashlight
  • Batteries
  • Gloves
  • Tow rope
  • Jumper cables
  • Flat tire repair essentials
  • Funnel/cone
  • Plastic water bag
  • Rain poncho
  • Plastic zip ties
  • Emergency blanket
  • Wet naps
  • First aid kit
  • Help flags

The first aid kit should contain:

  • Injury information card
  • Cotton balls
  • Plastic bandages
  • Small antiseptic towels
  • Large gauze
  • Rubber gloves
  • Any general medications that you may be on

Of course you would need to customize your kit as per your personal requirements and the terrain/weather of the places that you will pass through on your road trip.

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