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WINTER VEHICLE SAFETY KIT

Winter Driving

 

 

 

 

 

 

A VEHICLE SAFETY KIT COULD SAVE YOUR LIFE ON THE OPEN ROAD IN THE EVENT OF A BLIZZARD!

Here’s an example of some of the things you might want to consider before you hit the road this winter.

  • Flashlight
  • Extra Batteries
  • First Aid Kit
  • Pocket Knife
  • Blankets
  • Sleeping Bag(s)
  • Matches
  • Extra medications
  • Small shovel
  • Small broom
  • Booster cables
  • Chains
  • Traction Mats
  • Space blanket
  • Small tools
  • Plastic bags
  • Tin can
  • Candles
  • Bright cloth (flag)
  • Highway flares
  • Cell phone
  • Cards & games for kids
  • Kitty Litter (traction)
  • Extra clothes - including gloves, mittens, socks, stocking caps and scarves
  • Food stuffs that won't freeze - nuts, candy bars, dried fruits, canned potato chips, etc.

Drive according to the conditions. You may not be able to drive the posted speed limit if there is snow, wind, ice or heavy traffic. Take your time. Your family and friends will wait!

Make sure you are well rested. Take breaks often. Make the drive a fun part of the vacation.

Have a safe winter season!