Winter Emergency Car Kit

Winter Tire

 

Winter in Middletown can be quite difficult, and the roads could turn icy and dangerous. Therefore, it is important to have a winter emergency car kit to be prepared for anything the Monroe area roads throw at you. Let’s take a look at what to include in your winter car kit with Middletown Honda. If you have any questions, please contact us today!

Winter Car Safety Kit

With winter quickly approaching, many Warwick area drivers will have to deal with icy roads and difficult weather conditions. Therefore, it’s important to have everything you need in your winter car kit to be prepared for anything. Let’s take a look at some of the things you should include in your winter car safety kit with the experts at the %% di_name%% service center

Some important things to add to your winter emergency car kit include the following:

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

Important Items to Pack for Road Trips

Part of car winter prep is packing a few important items just in case of an emergency. These include the following items:

  • Tow strap: A tow strap will help you if you need another vehicle to help you out of a ditch or icy patch. Before using this tool, it’s important to refer to your owner’s manual so you know exactly how to attach the strap to your vehicle. 
  • Fire extinguisher: It’s important to have a fire extinguisher in case you have a small fire. You should make sure that the fire extinguisher added to your winter car kit is designed for use in vehicles.
  • Food and water: In case you are stuck for a while, it’s important to pack enough non-perishable food in case you’re stranded. These include protein bars, granola bars, and plenty of water. These supplies should be enough to last six months.

One of the most important things to remember is not to leave your vehicle to look for help. It’s easier for emergency responders to find you if you stay by your vehicle. You should use your emergency winter car kit until help arrives.

Find More Car Winter Prep Tips at Middletown Honda!

Now that you know more about car winter prep, stop by Middletown Honda to learn more! If you need new tires or any other part to get your vehicle ready for winter, be sure to stop by our parts center, and take advantage of our parts specials to save near Goshen! To prepare yourself even more for this winter, stop by our service center to ensure your car is in tip-top shape.

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