By Caterpillar | Posted: July 11, 2022
Being prepared with the right tools and safety gear is a critical step when you’re starting a work shift. It’s just as important for your next road trip. A roadside emergency car kit checklist can make sure you're prepared for vehicle hazards from mechanical problems and bad weather. Staying informed about tools and gear for emergencies is a great way to help you stay safe.
Whether you use your car every day or just take a drive on occasion, there's always a chance you'll have an emergency when you're on the road. You might run into severe weather that stops your car in its tracks or have a breakdown while on a busy street. Vehicle emergency kits are essential for staying prepared and getting yourself out of a tricky situation.
When creating an emergency kit for your work or family vehicle, check the kit regularly and make sure your supplies are fully stocked. Whether you're preparing for a long commute, road trip, or hazardous weather, always double-check your kit before hitting the road.
Take a look at these essential tools to have in a roadside emergency kit and how you can use them:
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