Tools You Should Always Carry In Your Vehicle
When leaving the house to go for a drive, most of us do the regular check; keys, wallet, phone, and while those are basics, there is always the potential to need other things that don't necessarily fit in our pockets. Here is our list of the tools and items you should always carry in your vehicle.
While this is normally part of any new or used vehicle you buy, you should always have a spare tire, and the equipment needed to change it. You should have a tire jack, a lug wrench, and a tire iron at all times.
One of the most helpless feelings you can have is being stuck with a dead battery and no jumper cables. Give yourself peace of mind by keeping a set in your vehicle. You can also purchase jumper cables that have a battery attached, which can help when there are not other vehicles around.
The pressure in the tires of your vehicle can play a huge role in your safety on the road. Never forget that your tires are the only part of your vehicle that actually touches the road. Having a tire pressure gauge on hand at all times helps you to ensure that your tires have the right amount of pressure, keeping you and your family safe.
Here on the east coast, it can snow anytime from mid-October onwards. Keeping a shovel, an ice scraper, and a snow brush in your car from fall through til winter is a great way to ensure you always have the visibility that you need when you drive in unsafe conditions.
Emergency kits can be lifesavers. Containing things like first aid equipment, road flares, and reflectors, blankets, as well as gloves and tools can help you out in bad situations. Add in things like emergency seat belt cutters or window breakers to keep in your glove box are amazing in an emergency.
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