Vehicle Emergency Kit Checklist

Keep an emergency supply kit in your car at all times. If you’re ever stranded or stuck, these items can help you dig out—or stay warm and comfortable while you wait for help.

Top 12 Items to Include in a Car Emergency Kit

  • Batteries/Cell phone charger
  • Blanket/emergency blanket
  • Extra clothing (socks, hat, sweater)
  • First aid kit
  • Flashlight
  • Flares/Cones
  • Ice scraper
  • Jumper cables
  • Non-perishable food
  • Sand or kitty litter (for traction on slippery roads)
  • Shovel
  • Water
AAA – Preparing an Emergency Supply Kit