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Be Prepared. It's an easy way to ease your mind! While it's hard to predict when roadside emergencies might happen, it's easy to be prepared should they occur.
Create Your Own Roadside Emergency Kit:
12-foot jumper cables
Four 15-minute roadside flares
Two quarts of oil
Gallon of antifreeze
First aid kit (including an assortment of bandages, gauze, adhesive tape, antiseptic cream, instant ice and heat compresses, scissors and aspirin)
Extra fuses
Flashlight and extra batteries
Flat head screwdrivers
Phillips head screwdrivers
Vise Grips
Adjustable wrench
Tire inflator (such as a Fix-A-Flat)
Tire pressure gauge
Roll of paper towels
Roll of duct tape
Spray bottle with washer fluid
Ice scraper
Pen and paper
Help sign
Granola or energy bars
Bottled water
Heavy-duty nylon bag to carry it all in
Basic version:
Two roadside flares
A quart of oil
Small first aid kit
Extra fuses
Leatherman Tool (or any other multipurpose tool commonly containing pliers, wire cutters, knife, saw, bottle opener, screwdrivers, files and an awl)
Tire inflator
Pocket knife
Pen and paper
A help sign/flag will take up a minimal amount of trunk space
Unfortunately, there isn't "one tool for all roadside emergency needs." But with a little planning and a smidgen of trunk space, an emergency roadside kit can often save the day!

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