Winter Weather Car Survival Kit

In News by Wes Willis, Deputy Director OEM

Everyone should carry a Winter Weather Survival Kit in their vehicle. In an emergency it could save your life and the lives of your passengers.

Do you have the following items in your car?

You never know what could happen. If you plan on traveling, having a well stocked kit with you will make a difference if you get stranded.

Download the pamphlet today and print a copy to keep in your car and use as a shopping list. It’s best to get a large plastic container to store the items in. Remember: You’ll need to routinely restock and replace items. Some of the supplies may go bad if the kit stays in your trunk through the summer.

  • Shovel
  • Windshield Scraper and Small Broom
  • Flashlight with Extra Batteries
  • Battery Powered Radio
  • Water
  • Snack Food including Energy bars
  • Raisins and Mini Candy Bars
  • Matches and Small Candles
  • Extra Hats, Socks and Mittens
  • First Aid Kit with Pocket Knife
  • Necessary Medications
  • Blankets or Sleeping Bag
  • Tow Chain or Rope
  • Road Salt, Sand, or Cat Litter for traction
  • Booster Cables
  • Emergency Flares and Reflectors
  • Fluorescent Distress Flag and Whistle to attract attention
  • Cell Phone Adapter to Plug Into Lighter

Build a car survival kitGet the downloadable and printable PDF Winter Weather Car Kit including the full list and survival tips.