Car Emergency Kit

(Last Updated On: January 12, 2018)

 

Car Emergency Kit

Personal (Glove compartment or front storage):

  • Cell phone charger
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Flashlight extra batteries/headlamp
  • Knife
  • Corkscrew
  • Pepper spray (also good for bears)
  • Tissues
  • Toilet Paper
  • Disinfecting wipes
  • Baby wipes
  • Pencil & paper
  • Seat belt cutter/window breaker
  • Sewing Kit
  • Maps
  • Whistle
  • Coins for tolls
  • Pre-paid cell phone (Old “out-of-service” cell phones can still dial 911)

First Aid Kit:

  • Antiseptic wipes
  • Nitrile gloves
  • Super glue
  • Adhesive bandages
  • Steri-Strips
  • Cloth tape
  • Absorbent pads
  • Gauze Rolls (Kerlix)
  • Elastic sprain bandage
  • Instant Ice
  • Burn Pads
  • SAM Splint
  • Duct Tape
  • Israeli compression bandage
  • QuikClot sponge
  • Antibiotic ointment
  • Bacitracin
  • Benadryl
  • Hydrocortisone Cream
  • Aloe Vera Gel
  • Lidocaine Gel (Aspercreme)
  • Tweezers
  • Scissors
  • Nail Clipper & File
  • Flashlight
  • Knife
  • Safety Pins
  • Aspirin (Bayer, Bufferin, etc)
  • Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin,etc)
  • Acetaminophen (Tylenol)
  • Nausea medication (Imodium-(Loperamide) (for diarrhea)
  • Antacid (TUMS)
  • Clove Oil (toothache)
  • Moleskin (for blisters)
  • Sunscreen
  • Eyewash cup
  • Cotton Balls
  • Tampons
  • Sanitary Napkins
  • Emergency Airways (adult & child)
  • CPR Microshield Mask
  • Toilet Paper
  • Bug Repellant
  • Bug Bite/Sting Medication
  • Plastic Bags (zip-lock & trash)
  • Petroleum Jelly
  • Alcohol
  • Lip balm

Emergency Tools:

  • Three (3) reflective triangles (or flares)
  • Fluorescent flag (for antenna or car door)
  • Foam tire sealant
  • Jumper cables
  • Car jack & tire iron
  • Fluorescent safety vest (for night repairs)
  • Gloves
  • Rags
  • Recovery Strap
  • Small broom
  • 550 paracord
  • Reflective tape
  • Fuses
  • Shovel
  • Channel locks
  • Phillips screwdriver
  • Flat head screwdriver
  • Adjustable wrench
  • Vice grips
  • Duct tape
  • Electrical tape
  • Knife
  • Tire gauge
  • Torx screwdrivers
  • Car Battery Jump Starter
  • multipurpose utility tool

 

Fluids:

  • Two (2) quarts oil
  • Windshield wash
  • Antifreeze
  • Brake fluid
  • Transmission fluid
  • WD-4

Weather:

  • Rain poncho
  • Blanket
  • Emergency candles & matches/lighters
  • Ice scraper
  • Cat litter (traction)
  • Emergency sleeping bags
  • Hats & gloves/mittens
  • Hand warmers
  • Dust masks (also warms cold air!)
  • Jacket

 

Food & Water:

  • Water
  • Snacks
  • Energy bars
  • Almonds
  • Jerky
  • Tuna packs
  • Dehydrated/Freezedried foods
  • Dried fruit
  • Hard candies
  • Trail mix (No chocolate to melt!)
  • Wheat crackers
  • Can Opener
  • Canned heat & metal container to heat water
  • Water Purification Kits

Fire starter kit:

  • Lighters
  • Waterproof matches
  • Magnesium flint
  • Lint
  • Petroleum cotton balls
  • Candles

 

Other Personal Items:

  • Emergency cash
  • Emergency phone numbers (on laminated card)
  • Book, playing cards, etc.
  • Personal Clothing Go-Bag
  • Shoes
  • Socks
  • Pants
  • Long sleeve cotton shirt
  • Hat
  • Jacket
  • Gloves
  • Walking shoes
  • Solar/crank radio
  • Backpack

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