Winter Emergency Car Kit

Emergency Car Kit

Winter is almost here, which means it’s time to make sure your Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram vehicle is ready for any extreme weather and hazardous roads. The team at Keene Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram has compiled a handy guide for creating a winter car safety kit for the cold, icy weather this winter. We want to be your go-to location for Brattleboro drivers who need automotive service tips and tricks.

Winter Car Safety Kit

Since the winter weather is unpredictable, we want to make sure you have the necessary items in the event you get stranded in or around the Walpole and Chesterfield areas. Below are our recommendations for the best car emergency kit drivers should have in their vehicles this winter.

Items to have in your vehicle’s emergency tool kit for your car include:

  • Battery cables
  • Ice scraper
  • Portable shovel
  • Items to help when stranded: flashlight, warning signaling cones, backup batteries, safety vest, and roadside triangles
  • Basic first-aid kit
  • Cell phone charger
  • Camera
  • Flat tire kit
  • Common winter items: gloves, blanket, rain poncho, rags, boots, a hat. Pack anything to keep you warm if you get stranded during a snowstorm.

Essential Items for Long Road Trips This Winter

Are you planning a major road trip or long car ride to visit family this holiday season? It’s essential to have the following items to ensure you are ready for anything.

  • Tow strap: This comes in handy if your Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, Ram vehicle gets stuck in a ditch and you need another vehicle to help pull you out. Refer to your vehicle’s owner’s manual about the proper way of using a tow strap.
  • Fire extinguisher: This is excellent to have in the event of a small fire. However, make sure the fire extinguisher is intended for automotive use.
  • Long-lasting food and water: It’s always best to have some water and long-lasting food, especially on long trips. Granola, protein bars, and water can last in your vehicle for about six months before they need to be replaced.

Be Prepared with a Winter Car Safety Kit!

Do you have a winter car safety kit in your vehicle? Visit the Keene Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram service center or give us a call for additional information, like how to check your transmission fluid, or for recommendations about what you should have in your vehicle this winter or safe driving tips in Keene. Want to make sure you have the safest and most dependable car every winter? Look at our lease specials at Keene Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram!

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