Emergency Car Kit

On days like today when temperatures are dangerously cold for you and your loved ones to be caught without pretection from the harsh winter weather. Here is a winter emergency car kit checklist.

Emergency car kit

Food – that won’t spoil, such as energy bars

Water – in plastic bottles so they won’t break if frozen (change every six months)


Extra clothing and shoes

First aid kit – with seatbelt cutter Small shovel, scraper and snowbrush

Candle in a deep can and matches

Wind–up flashlight Whistle – in case you need to attract attention

Roadmaps Copy of your emergency plan and personal documents


Also keep these inside your trunk:

Sand, salt or cat litter (non clumping)

Antifreeze/windshield washer fluid

Tow rope Jumper cables

Fire extinguisher

Warning light or road flares


Print off checklist here: http://www.getprepared.gc.ca/knw/kt/auto-eng.aspx