Vehicle Winter Weather Survival Kit

Everyone should carry a winter survival kit in their vehicle. In an emergency it could save lives. It should include:

  • Windshield scraper and small broom
  • Flashlight with extra batteries
  • Shovel
  • Water
  • Snack food including energy bars and raisins
  • Extra hats, socks and mittens
  • First aid kit with pocket knife
  • Necessary medications
  • Blankets or sleeping bag
  • Road salt, sand or cat litter for traction
  • Booster cables
  • Emergency flares and reflectors
  • Fluorescent distress flag and a whistle to attract attention