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Winter weather car kit checklist

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Here is a list of items you should keep in your car during the cold, snowy months:

  • Cell phone and recharger (remember, if you're going to make a call, pull over to the side of the road first.)
  • Phone list of friends, family, doctors, neighbors and towing companies
  • Ice scraper and brush
  • Collapsible shovel
  • Sand, salt or kitty litter
  • Tow rope or chain
  • Booster cables or a portable charger pack
  • Warning light or road flares
  • Road maps
  • Cloth or roll of paper towels
  • Flashlight and batteries
  • Candle, a can (to put the candle in) and waterproof matches
  • First-aid kit
  • Blanket
  • Extra clothing, gloves, a hat and footwear
  • Emergency food pack (include non-perishable items like granola bars, nuts, juice packs and bottled water)
  • Properly inflated spare tire
  • Wheel wrench and jack
  • Extra windshield washer fluid and fuel line antifreeze

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