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Car Survival Kit

Carry a Car Survival Kit

  • Cell phone and charger
  • Map and compass
  • Shovel
  • Bag of sand or kitty litter
  • Hand-crank flashlight and radio or flashlight & batteries
  • Reflectors and flares
  • Sleeping bags or blankets and emergency blankets
  • Tow rope
  • Jumper cables
  • Tool kit
  • Duct tape
  • Class ABC fire extinguisher
  • Warm clothing for all travelers
  • Non-perishable food and water
  • Waterproof matches, candles and a coffee can
  • Short rubber hose for siphoning
  • First aid kit & manual