3 Great Items to Include in Your Winter Emergency Kit!

By Product Expert | Posted in Tips and Tricks on Friday, September 11th, 2020 at 6:13 pm
Car driving on snow covered road

Prepare a Winter Emergency Kit with 3 Great Items!

We’ve covered some fall preparation tips we recommend you employ as we draw closer to the colder months, but we feel we haven’t done enough to prepare you yet! You want to be ready to tackle any situation while driving in fall and winter in Akron, OH, so we’ve decided to touch on a few good items to bring in a winter emergency kit. Continue reading below to find out more!

A Foldable Shovel Device

Digging out your vehicle if it gets stuck and can’t move can be extremely difficult, especially if you’re stuck using your hands. You might wish you had a shovel, but can’t fit it in your model. Thankfully, that’s not the case with a foldable shovel – an item we recommend you bring in a winter emergency kit. They can be bought online or at a military surplus store.

Man fixing tire of a vehicle
Portable shovel extended

Portable Air Compressor

Tires often get hurt the most by winter and fall driving, as a loss of air pressure due to cold temperatures can lead to them being damaged. You should make sure that you bring an air compressor to keep your tires topped up, letting you drive safely no matter where you are or where you go. These use the 12v outlets of your model to keep you going!

A Bag of Cat Litter

Yes, cat litter, or a similar absorbent. These are good for adding traction on ice, letting your vehicle move easier, and get unstuck if needed. You should add these items to your list of winter emergency supplies, as you can find them easily and they do a lot to help you!

Read More: Items to Bring with you on an Off-Road Adventure!

These are just three of many great winter emergency items we recommend you bring with you this winter in Akron, OH! To learn more about what to bring, or to have your model inspected before the winter hits, contact our dealership today!


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