Winter Essentials to have in your Car

Winter Car Essentials

Breaking down in your vehicle is not a good thing at any time of the year, but things become so much worse when it’s winter time. So it is very important to be prepared, just in case.

These are some essential items that we recommend you should always have in your car during the winter months.

Winter Essentials to have in your Car

  1. Mobile phone charger or power bank

  2. Spare wheel - Need to ensure that it is inflated and in good condition

  3. De-Icing supplies or equipment

  4. High visibility vest

  5. Working torch with spare batteries

  6. Spare canister of fuel

  7. First aid kit

  8. Hazard warning triangle or flares

  9. Blankets, gloves, hats, sleeping bag & warm clothing

  10. Winter Boots or similar in case you need to leave the car

  11. A collapsible snow shovel

  12. Ice scraper or mitt

  13. Some non perishable food and bottled water

  14. Basic tools on hand such as a sharp knife, pliers, electrical tape, screwdrivers, hammer, duct tape and wrenches

  15. Small fire extinguisher

  16. Tow rope

  17. Jump leads

  18. Spare bulbs for lights

Let's hope you never find yourself in this situation but always best to be prepared and the best way is to ensure that your car is stocked with the above winter essentials. Safe driving everyone!

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