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Are You Prepared for An Auto Collision in Reno

In the case of a roadside emergency what do you have in your trunk? Do you a roadside emergency kit on hand? Well, if you don’t here’s a list to help get a roadside kit together. This kit will come in handy in the case of a breakdown or collision in Reno.

According to an article at santaanabodyshop.com, “Roadside Emergency Preparation”

“A roadside emergency could happen at any time. Be prepared. Don’t put your safety at risk. A basic roadside emergency kit can help you get back on the road.

Here is a list of things that Consumer Reports recommends that you want to keep in your vehicle at all times.

  • Cell phone – Make sure you have a car charger in the glove box.
  • First-aid kit
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Warning light, hazard triangle, or flares
  • Tire gauge
  • Jack and lug wrench
  • Foam tire sealant or a portable compressor and plug kit
  • Spare fuses
  • Jumper cables or a portable battery booster
  • Flashlight
  • Gloves, hand cleaner, and clean rags
  • Auto-club card or roadside-assistance number
  • Disposable flash camera – In case of an accident this lets you record the condition of your vehicle and other vehicles involved in the accident.
  • $20 is small bills and change
  • Pen and pad of paper

For long trips, Consumer Reports recommends adding these items to your basic list.

  • Basic tools
  • Coolant hose repair kit and tape
  • Extra clothes
  • Water and nonperishable emergency food
  • CB radio
  • GPS navigation system”

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