How to Build a Winter Car Emergency Kit

Driving in the snow and severe winter weather conditions can be extremely stressful. Not only does it extend your driving time, but it can put your safety at risk. Before you hit the road in snow or icy weather, it is important to have a winter car emergency kit on hand that can be a lifesaver in times of breakdowns or other car troubles. 

Building a winter car emergency kit can be stressful if you don't know where to start. We want to help by giving you some ideas for what to pack and where you can find many of these items. Winter weather has already started, so getting these emergency items now will be a huge help over the next couple of months. 

Here are some items to have handy in your winter weather emergency kit: 

  • Spare tire, jack, wrench
  • Flares
  • Blankets
  • Extra jackets and warm clothing
  • Tire chains
  • Cell phone charger
  • Emergency numbers
  • Jumper cables
  • Ice scraper

The items listed above are just a guideline to use when building your winter emergency kit. Items that are auto related can be purchased at your local auto parts store. Before you head out during any type of winter weather, we suggest having your vehicle inspected here at Stang Auto Tech to ensure that your vehicle is in top working condition to stay reliable during the colder weather. Happy New Year and drive safe!

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