Category: Automotive

Emergency Supplies Road Trip List

Emergency supplies for a road trip. Young family packing for car travel.

You’ll want to have emergency supplies for your road trip, whether you’re driving “over the river and through the woods” to grandmother’s house, or just an hour or two from home. See the suggestions below. You probably don’t need all of these things. (If you live in Hawaii you don’t need an ice scraper!) But check for necessities. You might also want to keep a magnetic spare key case under the car. If I missed something, let me know in “Comments.” Emergency supplies for the glove compartment or console Tip: Remove your address on glove compartment copies of documents instructions, what to do after an accident proof of insurance (copy) registration card (copy) critical medical info emergency contact info roadside assistance contact info cell phone car charger pen & notebook pepper spray road map small flashlight wet wipes compass window breaker & seat belt cutter Emergency supplies to keep in the trunk Tip: Check items that expire, like food and batteries, every 6 months to a year spare tire, jack & lug wrench instructions, how to change a tire battery jumper cable instructions, how to use a jumper cable emergency flares reflective triangles reflective vest “HELP” banner heavy duty flashlight […]

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