Don’t Be Caught off Guard Without a Summer Driving Emergency Kit

When it comes to stocking an emergency kit for your car, it’s important to consider the season. As you know, summer has its own complications, so you’ll want to be sure you are prepared in the unfortunate event of an accident or breakdown. With help from The Safe Driver blog, we’ve put together a list of useful supplies to keep in your car to help you make the most of an uncomfortable situation.

  • A medium-sized plastic bin or duffel bag in which to put everything.
  • Reflective triangles or flares.
  • Well-stocked first-aid kit with cold compresses.
  • Tire pressure gauge, pump, tire sealant.
  • Small tool kit.
  • Sunscreen/bug spray.
  • Umbrella or rain jacket.
  • Jumper cables.
  • Portable phone charger.
  • Water.
  • Non-perishable snacks.
  • Rags and/or towels.
  • Windshield washer fluid.
  • Toilet paper.

Ideally, you can altogether avoid scenarios that would require the use of your emergency kit. To that end, the most effective measure you can take to preempt these situations is to make sure your car is properly maintained. Here at GMT Auto Sales, you can count on our extensive inventory of high-quality and reliable vehicles. That’s because each one undergoes a thorough inspection to ensure it meets our tough standards. If you have questions about any of the models in our lineup, don’t hesitate to contact us, or come visit us for a test drive. It will be our pleasure to serve you.

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