Keep your side view mirrors free from bird poop and bird droppings that can damage the paint on your car, bird pecking, bird attacks, scratches and scuffs!
Your should have all of these items (above) in your trunk for safe winter and summer driving - plus your cell phone and a real spare tire!
If you're ever in Amish country and you see a man with his hand buried in a horse's a**, that's a mechanic. Remember that. ~ Robin Williams
Every driver living in a winter climate should have a one stashed in their trunk. And it's not hard to put one together.mergency; it's more than luck. Number one rule is to keep calm if you follow these rules. This list of winter survival tips if your are stuck in your car is very complete and worth reviewing.
Every driver living in a winter climate should have a car emergency kit stashed in the trunk of their car. This video shows the minimum of you what you need to have in your car emergency kit.
This list of items you need in a winter emergency kit is pretty thorough, although there is no reason to carry roadside flares anymore when battery-operated flares are now available. Assemble it yourself or, you can purchase a car emergency kit if you don't want to make one yourself.
Even if it's not the winter season, you still need a car emergency kit. This article includes a list of what you need for long distance driving in your car emergency kit.
When you live in the city it is easy to forget that there are plenty of place in the country where there are long distances between towns, and even neighbors - which can turn a winter driving emergency into a survival test. This video shows you how to make a car emergency kit for survival when you're alone on the road.
Here's a low-cost survival kit that you make with a coffee can. But you still need a more well-equipped car emergency kit.
Here's a different spin on a car emergency kit - for moms. Pretty nifty idea.
Back to: Emergencies
* Handling a Winter Road Emergency
* Stuck in Snow
* How Not to Tow a Car (video)
* Stranded and Surviving in Your Car During an Emergency
* Emergency Kit for Your Car (video)
* Evacuating Your Home During an Emergency
No matter how well you plan, stuff can happen when you're driving your car or truck in the winter's cold. Best to have these items in your trunk just in case that emergency crops up.
Be like the sun and meadow, which are not in the least concerned about the coming winter. ~ George Bernard Shaw