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What kind of car emergency kit is recommended?

What kind of car emergency kit is recommended?

There are a number of different vehicle emergency kits available to drivers, some better suited for the Canadian climate than others. When choosing your emergency kit, make sure you have the basics including a first aid kit, extra clothing and non-perishable food items. Other items recommended for your kit include a tow rope, fire extinguisher and flash light. See the Government of Canada's official recommendation for everything you should have in your car emergency kit.

Government of Canada Recommended Emergency Car Kit

  • Non-Perishable Food
  • Water
  • Blanket and Extra Clothing
  • First Aid Kit (With Seatbelt Cutter)
  • Small Shovel and Snow Scraper
  • Candle in a Deep Can and Matches
  • Wind-Up Flashlight
  • Whistle
  • Roadmaps
  • Copy of Your Emergency Plan and Personal Documents
  • Sand/Salt/Cat Litter
  • Antifreeze/Windshield Washer Fluid
  • Tow Rope
  • Jumper Cables
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • Warning Light/Road Flares