Emergency Kit Checklist

Keep the following items in a small box or tool kit in your trunk or under a seat.

  • Battery powered radio with extra batteries
  • Flashlight with extra batteries
  • Flares
  • Winter hat, gloves, scarf
  • Blanket or sleeping bag
  • Jumper cables
  • Tire repair kit and pump
  • Extra fuses
  • Tool kit, including shovel, wrenches, screwdrivers, pliers, socket wrenches
  • Duct tape
  • Fire extinguisher (small canister, ABC type)
  • First aid kit and manual
  • Road maps
  • Bottles of water
  • Non-perishable high-energy foods, such as granola bars, raisins and peanut butter