Before reading this blog article, please refer to our previous blog article: Winter Driving Part 1.
Preparing for Emergencies: Wintertime calls for drivers to be ready to handle weather conditions and the likelihood of being stranded. The following items are important for dealing with routine and emergency winter driving situations:
Bag of Cat Litter or Sand
Snow Brush or Small Shovel
Jumper Cables and Drive Belts
Small or Basic Tool Kit
Metal Cup or Small Container (In Order to melt snow for drinking Water)
Extra Clothing (Coat, Boots, Gloves)
Cell Phone or Citizen’s Band Radio
Extra Gallon of Antifreeze and Windshield Wiper Fluid
A Dry Support for a Car Jack such as a Small, Sturdy Wooden Board
First Aid Kit
Extra Quart of 2 of Motor Oil
It is also helpful to keep plenty of fuel in your car or truck’s gas tank to avoid running out during weather related snags in traffic or if you must pull off the road.
Check out Winter Driving Part 3!
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