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BE PREPARED: Vehicle emergency supply list

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Emergency Car Kit

FOX 5 wants you to be prepared for winter weather while driving. Here's a great list of emergency supplies that can really make a difference if you encounter ice or snow:

• Jumper cables

• Flashlights and extra batteries

• First aid kit and needed prescription medications

• Gallon jug of water

• Food items with protein (nuts and energy bars)

• Cat litter (for traction if you get stuck)

• Ice scraper

• Warm clothes, gloves, hat, boots, jacket and a change of clothes

• Blankets, pillow (or sleeping bag)

• Toiletry kit (toothbrush & toothpaste)

• Cell phone charger (AC) in case you have to leave your car or portable battery pack for charging on the go – adapter cables for each

• Toilet paper

• Hand sanitizer

• Trash bags

• Duct tape

• Multi-purpose knife

• Emergency phone numbers (on an index card)

• Cash

• Portable radio w/batteries

• Tow rope

• KEEP GAS TANK AT LEAST ¾ FULL when winter weather threatens

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