Emergency Preparation - Mobile Preparation 

2.5.0 Mobile Preparation, or What to Carry in your Car

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Here is a list of basic and suggested items you should carry in your car: 

  • Jumper cables
  • Tow rope or chains
  • Flares or reflective triangle
  • Car cell phone charger
  • Blanket or even a sleeping bag
  • Change of clothes/warm clothes
  • 3 days of food and water
  • Duct or repair tape

Other items that might be useful:

  • Ice scraper
  • Flashlight
  • Whistle
  • Fix-a-Flat can or portable air compressor
  • Heavy-duty gloves
  • Poncho
  • Multi-function tool (i.e. Leatherman)
  • Flat and Phillips screwdrivers
  • Adjustable wrenches
  • Pliers
  • Bungee cords
  • Cable ties
  • Portable power bank
Last modified on: 3/1/2024

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