Emergency Preparedness Tip of the Week: Supplies in Your Automobile

It is a good idea to keep the following items in your car for safety and emergency situations:

  • First aid kit
  • Jumper cables
  • Flashlight and extra batteries
  • Reflective triangle or road flares
  • Emergency blanket
  • Multi-tool or pocket knife
  • Tire repair kit and air pump
  • Spare tire and jack
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Water and non-perishable snacks
  • Cell phone charger
  • A set of warm clothes and a pair of gloves in cold weather.

It’s also a good idea to have your car regularly serviced and keep the gas tank at least half full at all times.