Hitting the Road: Prepare for the Unexpected
Driving can represent freedom and adventure — but sometimes, the unexpected can throw a wrench into your plans. You may not be able to predict every scenario on the road, but there are many things you can do to make sure you are as prepared as possible — just in case. The following articles can help you in your journey toward preparedness:
Being stranded can be a scary situation. Consider packing these supplies in an emergency kit to take on your next road trip. They may not start your car but they will help give you peace of mind!
The list of items many suggest keeping in a car emergency list is lengthy, and you may have to keep them in your trunk. But, what items should you think about keeping in reaching distance of the driver’s seat?
Would you know what to do if winter weather stranded you in your car overnight? Make a plan.
Do you know how to jump-start a car? Learning this skill can help you in an emergency.
You’re driving along, and all of a sudden — “Boom!” Your tire blows out. What do you do?
What if your truck gets stuck in the mud? Think about these tips.
Know in advance what problems your car may experience on a hot day — and take steps to prevent them.
Learn what to watch out for on winter roads — in addition to slippery conditions.
No one wants to get into a car accident, but it’s important to know what steps to take in case you do.
Part of being prepared for emergencies on the road is knowing whom you can call for help.
What steps do you take to make sure you’re prepared for an emergency situation on the road? Share in the comments below.
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