You never know when trouble is going to occur on the road. To be extra safe, it's always best to plan ahead and stock your car with a safety kit.
Store in Your Trunk
- Jumper cables
- Inflated spare tire
- Cotton gloves
- Extra bottle of windshield wiper fluid
- Sand or absorbent cat litter for traction
- Reflective safety vest
- Roadside reflectors
Store in the Car Cabin
- Auto escape hammer to break the window if you have no other way out of the vehicle. Mount this to your dashboard so you can reach it in an emergency.
- Flashlight and fresh batteries
- Simple first-aid kit
You can find most of these items at hardware stores. Thanks to Allstate for providing members of today's audience with car safety starter kits and blankets.