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
- 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”