Necessary Equipment

An emergency situation on the road can arise at any time and you must be prepared. In addition to making sure you have the tune-up, a full tank of gas, and fresh antifreeze, you should carry the following items in your trunk:

  • Bag of salt or cat litter
  • Jumper cables
  • Properly inflated spare tire, wheel wrench, and tripod-type jack
  • Shovel
  • Tool kit
  • Tow and tire chains