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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! 

Car Emergency Kit

Winterize Your Car in Ten Steps


Many baseball fans look upon an umpire as a sort of necessary evil to the luxury of baseball, like the odor that follows an automobile. - Anonymous


Let's say you're like the 70 percent of motorists who do not winterize their cars - and now there's snow on the ground. Here a checklist of 6 things you can do immediately to keep your vehicle running without problems throughout the rest of the cold winter season.

Here's a checklist of 10 ways to winterize your car. It's not hard at all to give yourself a little peace of mind during your time behind the wheel in the cold winter weather.

Winter can be brutal on your vehicle's performance. Here are some easy winterize your car steps you can do to winterize your car before Old Man Winter covers the roads with snow and ice. And don't forget to keep your gas tank at least half full.

It only takes an hour or two to get your car ready for the winter season. So isn't it a good idea to use these 10 steps to winterize your car or truck - and give you the security of knowing you've done what you can to avoid potential trouble with your vehicle?

Seems like everybody's got their own top 10 list. Do you have a child as your wingman during your winter motoring? Here's the Parent's Guide to Winterizing the Car - which includes a way-cute photo.

There are only 8 tips to winterize your car on this list. But it's still a good one filled with some great suggestions that, if done properly, won't leave you stranded on the side of the road on a cold, snowy day.

But if you've got it like that and don't have to use your vehicle during the brutal winter season, this article instructs you about taking the proper steps to winterize your car for self storage - until your vehicle rejoins the rest of our cars and trucks in the spring. 

Back to: Winterize Your Car - Part 1 

* The First Step for Winterizing Your Car
* Winterizing Your Car (video)
* 10 Simple Ways to Winterize Your Car
* Winterizing Your Car for Adverse Weather
* Preparing Your Car For Winter (video)
* Winterizing Your Car: A Short Checklist
* Winter, Your Car, and You
* How Ready is Your Vehicle for Winter?

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.


 Coolant


  Oil 


  GPS 


  Duct Tape



 Car Emergency Kit 



Jack



  Cell Phone


There are three reasons for becoming a writer: the first is that you need the money; the second that you have something to say that you think the world should know; the third is that you can't think what to do with the long winter evenings.~ Quentin Crisp